Sequel Rumor Round-Up: Duchovny Talks "X-Files 2," Boyle Suggests "28 Months Later"?

by | March 29, 2007 | Comments

David Duchovny’s doing some sequel talk. Nope, this isn’t about the long hoped-for second installments in the "Return to Me" and "Trust the Man" sagas; rather, as IGN Movies reports (via, Duchovny is saying he and Gillian Anderson are wrapping up negotiations to reprise their roles as Fox Mulder and Dana Scully in a sequel to 1998’s "X-Files: Fight the Future."
At first glance, this might seem like a case of "too little, too late," but you never know; although the original film probably confused (or unintentionally amused) as many viewers as it entertained, it’s never wise to underestimate the persistence and undying optimism of the sci-fi audience. Getting viewers to believe the truth is still out there could be as simple as the right script.

Duchovny’s been down this road before, of course — he was in negotiations for the sequel a couple of years ago, and a screenplay was commissioned in 2006, neither of which resulted in getting the movie out of development hell — so this could just be more of the same. Only time will tell.

In other sequel news, "28 Weeks Later" won’t reach theaters until May 11, but director Danny Boyle is already on the promotional circuit talking about a potential third chapter in the story begun with 2003’s "28 Days Later." There’s a plot spoiler in Moviehole’s report, so read carefully if you don’t want to know specifics about Boyle’s rumored plans, but if movies about the horrible aftermath of a rampaging virus are your thing, this should be very happy news indeed.

Source: IGN Movies
Source: Moviehole

Tag Cloud

cinemax Rock crime drama Video Games TruTV Best and Worst Western Acorn TV robots Nominations Esquire Sci-Fi Logo National Geographic crossover Hulu Interview Ghostbusters zombie Lifetime serial killer 2017 Reality Trivia Masterpiece Trailer YA LGBTQ Superheroe 24 frames ABC Family diversity Tomatazos Watching Series DirecTV zombies CNN Rocky Podcast BET dceu Calendar Summer what to watch GoT TCA 2017 TIFF Comedy Mindy Kaling TCM Grammys SXSW HBO 21st Century Fox Oscars binge President finale Animation ITV unscripted Premiere Dates festivals Mary Tyler Moore science fiction BBC political drama Set visit Polls and Games Pirates 2015 Paramount Network justice league Fall TV Amazon FXX Drama Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt crime Warner Bros. FX Nat Geo war Ellie Kemper CW Seed adventure Freeform Martial Arts technology VH1 medical drama Holidays psycho Schedule hist Shondaland discovery Fox News YouTube Red Action Toys Box Office spy thriller Star Wars crime thriller DC Universe Marathons Horror Lucasfilm Spike Photos comiccon A&E Country First Look PBS Biopics Extras Thanksgiving E3 Mystery CBS Tumblr Disney OWN Kids & Family Food Network police drama Rom-Com Syfy Writers Guild of America SundanceTV MTV SDCC DC Comics ABC Winners NYCC CMT dc supernatural El Rey IFC USA Starz Showtime Sneak Peek TBS Certified Fresh Winter TV FOX BBC America Emmys thriller APB Universal WGN Opinion aliens Dark Horse Comics boxoffice Nickelodeon cooking period drama Musical Comedy Central Marvel ESPN USA Network PaleyFest Christmas Star Trek Paramount 007 Pixar Cosplay ratings based on movie Crackle 45 Britbox American Society of Cinematographers Infographic cults Red Carpet sitcom sports Sundance Now Super Bowl vampires GIFs VICE AMC 2016 E! docudrama Disney Channel singing competition TCA GLAAD Superheroes Pop Fantasy cops The CW dramedy cats social media Sundance Year in Review Sony Pictures Creative Arts Emmys Countdown NBC 20th Century Fox Lionsgate TV MSNBC composers Bravo TV Land Cartoon Network Netflix Valentine's Day travel DC streaming service historical drama History RT History Election transformers TLC Musicals TNT harry potter biography Spring TV X-Men politics talk show Character Guide golden globes IFC Films Teen Adult Swim Comic Book Awards Reality Competition CBS All Access See It Skip It romance Music The Arrangement