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Here finally is everything I have from THE X-FILES season ten, six episode run. I have episode screencaps, stills, promotional images from the show, and more to come. I was able to collect a full set of season ten stills in terms of all episodes from each show so what I decided to do instead of just uploading the ones with Mitch, I thought I’d give you all of them. There are several sites out there that have some of the stills, but not all in one place. So I hope you don’t mind that. Overall I have to say I enjoyed each episode. While I know the fandom out there is sort of split on the essence of the season, I didn’t mind it one bit. I thought all episodes, with the exception of the severe lack of Skinner and Mitch, were well in line with the show’s original run. Considering the amount of time they didn’t have, I thought they gave as much as they could considering. The finale with the cliffhanger was typical and I’m betting Chris Carter did it deliberately to force FOX into giving the go-ahead for further seasons. So as I said, I’m not too terribly disappointed with the episodes other than the aforementioned lack of Skinner, but I guess three episodes out of six are pretty much pro-forma for the ratio Mitch was in during the show’s original run. My favourite episode of the season: Mulder & Scully Meet the Were-Monster. How fun was that episode? I loved how the monster in human form had the proclivity to lie about his sex life, bringing in a total sexualized Scully (Gillian Anderson) to emphasize that point. Then the tribute to Kim Manners in the scene between the Were-Monster (Rhys Darby) and Mulder (David Duchovny) in front of the tombstone. Class act there guys. I’m sure Kim Manners would have been tickled that Mulder was having a major character conflict in front of that. Too funny and cute. Thanks guys. Favourite two lines: “Now this is how I like my Mulder” and “No, you’re bat-crap crazy!” Both delivered with excellence by Gillian Anderson.

    SCREENCAPS

  • [319] SCREENCAPS: THE X-FILES – E10X01 MY STRUGGLE
  • [360] SCREENCAPS: THE X-FILES – E10X02 FOUNDER’S MUTATION
  • [001] SCREENCAPS: THE X-FILES – E10X03 MULDER & SCULLY MEET THE WERE-MONSTER (CREDIT ONLY)
  • [003] SCREENCAPS: THE X-FILES – E10X04 HOME AGAIN (CREDIT ONLY)
  • [336] SCREENCAPS: THE X-FILES – E10X05 BABYLON
  • [241] SCREENCAPS: THE X-FILES – E10X06 MY STRUGGLE II
  • STILLS & EXTRAS

  • [020] PROMOTIONAL IMAGES: THE X-FILES – SEASON TEN
  • [001] BEHIND THE SCENES: THE X-FILES – SEASON TEN
  • [023] STILLS: THE X-FILES – E10X01 MY STRUGGLE
  • [019] STILLS: THE X-FILES – E10X02 FOUNDER’S MUTATION
  • [020] STILLS: THE X-FILES – E10X03 MULDER & SCULLY MEET THE WERE-MONSTER
  • [008] STILLS: THE X-FILES – E10X04 HOME AGAIN
  • [021] STILLS: THE X-FILES – E10X05 BABYLON
  • [010] STILLS: THE X-FILES – E10X06 MY STRUGGLE II

Posted by: mitch pileggi online

There is a video available at FOX’s official Youtube channel. Mitch provided the link in a Tweet. Thanks Mitch for the lead. The new footage is toward the end of the video showing both Gillian Anderson (Dana Scully) and David Duchovny (Fox Mulder) in their FBI suits and in full G-Man/Woman mode.

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I am a happy camper this evening. Just found this.

Pileggi, Davis, Patrick, Gish return for X-Files

Mitch Pileggi and William B.Davis will be back as Skinner and The Cigarette Smoking Man, respectively, in Fox’s “X-Files” sequel series.

Star David Duchovny revealed the new inclusions on David Letterman’s show this week, reiterating that many of the originals from the original show – aside from himself and Gillian Anderson – will reprise their roles for the new six-episode series.

Also expected to reprise their roles from the original run, Robert Patrick and Annabeth Gish, who TV Line says have been signed to return as Doggett and Reyes.

“The X-Files” begins filming this Summer in Vancouver.

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Well, it’s been confirmed by David Duchovny that Mitch will indeed be returning to the limited series run of the rebooted THE X-FILES. I for one could not be happier. It’ll be nice to see where The Skinman falls in the return and what Mitch will look like. He’d better be Director of the FBI. Just kidding. In any case I’m just just glad we have confirmation. Now my next happy dance will be done when I find out both Robert Patrick and Annabeth Gish will be back. And what happened to William….

David Duchovny reveals Walter Skinner, the Smoking Man will return for ‘X-Files’ reboot

As excitement surrounding “The X-Files” return to TV continues to escalate, the show’s star, David Duchovny, revealed some of the other original cast members making a comeback.

“Gillian and I, we’re original,” he told David Letterman Tuesday about the obvious inclusion of him and co-star Gillian Anderson, who played FBI Special Agent Dana Scully throughout the nine seasons of the TV series and in both feature films.

Duchovny, who will reprise his role as Agent Fox Mulder, said, “Mitch Pileggi will come back, and the cigarette-smoking man — if that means anything to anyone — will be coming back.”

For fans, the Smoking Man’s return means a whole lot. The villainous character played by William B. Davis is Agent Mulder’s arch-nemesis, who has multiple aliases, including Cancer Man, CSM or C-Man in addition to the two previously mentioned.

His real name, C.G.B. Spender, was revealed in 1999 during season six, after being exposed to an alien artifact on the hit Fox sci-fi series. But fans continued calling him the Smoking Man since he was always shown chain-smoking Morley’s, a fictional brand of cigarettes.

It may come as a bit of a surprise to fans that Smoking Man’s coming back since he appeared to be killed by a helicopter rocket in the 2002 series finale.

“No one really dies on ‘X-Files,'” the show’s creator Chris Carter previously said, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Pileggi will return to play his role as FBI Assistant Director Walter Sergei Skinner for the show’s 6-episode event set to begin filming in Vancouver this summer for a 2016 release.

“It’s a strange phenomenon that people still want to see those characters,” Duchovny told Letterman. “But I’m grateful.”

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Well, he’s back! Our favourite bald G-Man will be back in the new THE X-FILES reboot. Mitch and Vanity Fair have confirmed that AD Walter Freaking Skinner will be back, and I for one am pleased. The article is from Vanity Fair. Also back will be David Duchovney (Fox Mulder), Gillian Anderson (Dana Scully) and series creator, Chris Carter. No word on Robert Patrick (John Doggett) or Annabeth Gish (Monica Reyes), though I’m truly hoping they will be. Loved Mitch’s response.

Ha ha. Very funny Mitch!

The X-Files Reboot Is Officially Happening!

by Joanna Robinson

After years of fanboy wishes, months of rumors, and weeks of negotiations, it’s finally official: The X-Files is getting a reboot and it’s just the kind you want.

There’s always a concern when a popular older property gets rebooted that our nostalgia-colored glasses won’t be enough to sustain a new incarnation. In other words, for every ratings blockbuster like J.J. Abrams’s Star Trek, there are less successful efforts like Arrested Development Season 4. But Fox is wisely bringing back their seminal sci-fi series for a very limited run, six episodes only, and the whole gang, including Gillian Anderson, David Duchovny, Mitch Pileggi (!!!), and creator Chris Carter are back. If those six episodes do well, who knows? We might see little self-contained Mulder and Scully reunions every few years.

The limited-series aspect is likely not only a creative decision, but a practical one. One of the major sticking points in the reboot negotiations were the busy schedules of the show’s major players. (Particularly Anderson who already has major roles in two currently running series: BBC’s The Fall and NBC’s Hannibal.) Duchovny also joked, “We’re all old, we don’t have the energy for a full season.”

Speaking about the lengthy hiatus between the end of Season 9 and this reboot, Carter told The Hollywood Reporter, “I think of it as a 13-year commercial break. The good news is the world has only gotten that much stranger, a perfect time to tell these six stories.”

The show has had an undeniable cultural impact, having launched the career of Breaking Bad’s Vince Gilligan and influenced prolific show-runners like Joss Whedon and Russell T. Davies, so its return will be greeted eagerly by its loyal fan base. But will the reboot address any of the lingering mythology questions left unanswered by the original series? And, given Carter’s evident commitment to the show’s strangeness, is it too much to hope that he’ll bring back fan-favorite writer Darin Morgan to help lean into the weird? The truth is out there, now it’s just a matter of waiting patiently.

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