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Fox Is in "Significant Talks" for More Episodes of The X-Files

But are the show's stars on board?

Liam Mathews

Fox is negotiating with creator Chris Carter and stars David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson for another round of new X-Filesepisodes, network executives announced during the Television Critics Association fall previews Monday.

Fox is "in significant talks with the three principals," Fox Entertainment President David Madden said.

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After nearly 14 years off the air, The X-Files returned for a limited run earlier this year, to high ratings and mixed reviews. Some critics noted the awkwardness of the show having to reset and reintroduce itself after its long hiatus, a problem that Fox CEO Dana Walden says the series would not have in future episodes.

"The show was off the air for a very long time," says Walden. "They had the challenge of filling in the mythology. ... Going forward there won't be the same obligation to reset the series."

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