The first official pictures of the film have been released, and it's very exciting news, there are loads of action shots of... er, Mulder and Scully walking and looking at a computer.
Okay, nothing exciting there, but X-Files creator and the film's director Chris Carter told USA Today that the film will not involve the conspiracy plot line that bogged the show down in the last few seasons.
Carter is quoted as saying :
"We want a stand-alone movie, not a mythology conspiracy one."
This is great news for fans as I believe the first feature suffered because they tried to connect it to the show, and because of this the film doesn't stand up well on its own (or even beside the series for that matter).
Carter then goes on to say:
"There's a whole audience I want to introduce X-Files to. There were kids who couldn't watch it on TV because it was too scary. Now they're in college. I wanted a movie that everyone could go to."
Again, this is all good news, and if all goes well we might just have a new franchise starter, much like the original Star Trek film series, only lets hope that it has more consistent quality.
There may not be much to excite Vic, yet, but for fans of the show, this is nothing but good news.
It looks like the publicity machine is gearing up on this one, so stay tuned for more developments.
Source: USA Today