Gillian Anderson

X Files reboot to debut at MIPCOM

An episode of Fox’s upcoming reboot of The X Files will screen at MIPCOM in Cannes next month. Vendor 20th Century Fox Television Distribution will present episode one of the sci-fi drama to buyers on Tuesday October 6 in the Grand Auditorium in the Palais des Festivals at 6.30pm. The show is set to relaunch […]

French net takes The Fall

French channel NRJ12 has acquired Gillian Anderson serial killer drama The Fall from ZDF Enterprises. The channel has taken free TV rights to the first and second seasons of the show, which will begin airing in France next year. Germany’s ZDFE, the commercial arm of German pubcaster ZDF, co-distributes the series with Content Television. The Fall […]

Robot Overlords movie spawns TV spin-off

UK indie sci-fi movie Robot Overlords is getting a TV adaptation, with Cineflix-backed indie Buccaneer making the small-screen version. The movie starred Ben Kingsley and Gillian Anderson and was released theatrically in the UK earlier this year. It follows a group of survivors battling against alien robots who have overtaken the earth. UK prodco Bucaneer, […]

Fox reopens X-Files

Agents Mulder and Scully are headed back to US broadcast TV after 13 years. Fox has commissioned a six-part reprisal of The X-Files, which will go into production this summer ahead of a currently undefined debut date as an event series. The original X-Files launched in 1993 and ran for nine seasons. It followed David […]

Oz’s Network Ten picks up Reign and raft of LA Screenings shows

Australian free-to-air broadcaster Network Ten has told TBI the shows it has selected from this year’s LA Screenings, which include CBS’ hotly-tipped period drama Reign. Ten has output deals with CBS and Fox and has chosen a raft of new shows from the Studios. From CBS Studios International it has Reign, the series, described as […]

MIPCOM Hot Pick: The Fall

The Fall is a psychological thriller that sees a high-powered detective (Gillian Anderson) attempt to find a ruthless serial killer (Jamie Dornan). It is Anderson’s first lead role since The X-Files. Her character Stella Gibson is drafted from London’s Met Police to track the killer, who is operating in Belfast and selecting his victims at […]