Animated “The X-Files” Series in Works at Fox

Gillian Anderson and David Duchovny in "The X Files"

Following FBI agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully in their investigations of paranormal and alien activity, The X-files became a hit series and a cultural phenomenon. Over the years, there has been no shortage of revivals and spin-offs for the show and now it comes back yet again.

The original show’s creator Chris Carter and Fox are developing a comedic animated version of the show. The series, titled The X-Files: Albuquerque, will follow the X-Files’ B-Team, an office of agents tasked with the X-Files “too wacky, ridiculous or downright dopey” cases. 

Carter will serve as an executive producer for the show alongside Rocky Russo, Jeremy Sosenko, and Gabe Rotter. The series will be animated by Bento Box who worked on Netflix’s Paradise PD with Russo and Sosenko. Rotter has worked with Carter on several projects in the past and wrote for The X-files revival season.

The original series ran from 1993 to 2002 and was followed by two feature films. It was renewed for two more seasons before ending in 2018. There was also a short lived attempt at an animated version but it lasted only 13 episodes. The franchise continued in comics form.