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Interview - The X-Files creator Chris Carter on government conspiracies and paranormal experiences

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Enjoyed this, thank you.  Also thankful for the show returning, but only 6 episodes?  Yuck.

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      Happy Birthday, Mr Chris Carter!
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      Series creator talks about Vancouver and B.C.s role in making the show a hit

      Interview By Francois Marchand, Vancouver Sun April 28, 2015 10:38 AM

      The truth is simple: Chris Carter loves Vancouver. The creator of hit sci-fi show The X-Files is coming back to the B.C. coast this week to be the special guest at a private Vancouver International Film Festival Industry event being held on National Canadian Film Day on April 29.

      Carter arguably opened the provinces doors to American television and film artists when he decided to shoot The X-Files in Vancouver and B.C. for its first five seasons, before taking the show back to California.

      The recently announced reboot of the series, consisting of six new episodes featuring most of the original cast and crew (including David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson reprising their roles as FBI agents Mulder and Scully), will be shot in Vancouver later this year. It will air on Fox in 2016.

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      The Vancouver Sun chatted with Carter via phone about his forthcoming VIFF Industry appearance, the return of The X-Files to B.C., and how truly Canadian the hit sci-fi series really is.

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