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Here you go guys, a short note with the latest casting news for some of our favorite X-Files Alumni!
Annabeth Gish: (@AnnabethGish on Twitter)
UPDATE: (11/18 - 11pm)
Annabeth has been cast in Somnia, as announced by Deadline Hollywood. She'll play "Natalie" and joins Kate Bosworth, Thomas Jane and Jacob Tremblay.
Check out part of her exploits in Chicago while she enjoyed her time at ABC's Betrayal. The show has a huge profile so we expect a great role for Annabeth on this one. Stay tuned for more news soon!
He has been cast to appear on Arrow's second season in what's said to be a huge role for the actor better known for his portrayal of Alex Krycek in our favorite show. You can check out the note from our friends at TV Line.
Robert Patrick: (@RobertPatrickT2 on Twitter)
UPDATE (11/18 11pm)
Robert has been cast in Hellions, which is already filming in Toronto, according to Deadline Hollywood.
Tough guy himself has been cast for Robert Rodriguez' From Dusk 'Til Dawn: The Series. Dread Central published the press release this week on this novel show that will be broadcast on the new El Rey Network.
Stay tuned for more information as it comes!
It is with great pleasure that we announce this year's winners of the XFN's 4th Annual Pumpkin Carving Contest! Is not every day that you get to say that you bought a pumpkin at your local grocer or pumpkin patch, carved it to your heart's desire and then... Gillian Anderson approved of your handy work!
That's right. The awesome lady herself picked not one but four winners for this year's contest! This is the greatest way to celebrate not only Halloween but also XFN's 6th Anniversary.
So... Drum roll please...
(Click on the links for pictures)
First Place (Tie)
*Prizes: One issue of the original Topps Comic books, One electronic copy of an X-Files Script and an electronic certificate from XFN.
Creativity Special (Tie)
*Prizes: One issue of the original Topps Comic books and an electronic certificate from XFN.
Winners will receive their confirmation emails shortly with further details! If you want to check out all the entries, go here.
Thanks so much to Ms. Gillian Anderson and Mari at GAWS for gracing us with this treat and all your help. And thank you to every single one of you that participated!
See you on our next giveaway!
Amazon Studios is moving forward with The After. Like other Amazon Studios projects, the success of this show depends on viewers so make sure you tune in to watch. The After will be made available on Amazon Instant Video in early 2014
Amazon released a few more details about Chris Carter's new project, saying: "The After follows eight strangers who are thrown together by mysterious forces and must help each other survive in a violent world that defies explanation." The series is set to star: Sharon Lawrence, Jamie Kennedy, Aldis Hodge, Andrew Howard, Arielle Kebbel, Jaina Lee Ortiz, Adrian Pasdar and Louise Monot.
In a statement, Chris Carter said, "This is a show that explores human frailty, possibility, terror, and the triumph of the human spirit."
So the guys at Foot Cardigan are running a poll to determine if they should bring a limited quantity of these amazing socks to be sold to the general public. Traditionally they only work with subscriptions but the demand has been remarkable enough that they're willing to give it a thought. What do you say if we convince them?
Go to their website and subscribe to their alerts. If they gather enough interest they will let you know when/if they become available!
Fans in Chicago are in for a treat. Gillian Anderson will be at her alma mater, The DePaul Theatre School, for an hour long Q&A session. The sure to be entertaining event takes place on November 16th. Doors will open at 2:30 PM and the talk is scheduled to begin at 3:00PM. Following the Q&A there will be an autograph and picture-taking session. Sign-up quickly because only 90 tickets will be sold.
The price of admission is $100 and includes an autograph of one item. Each additional autograph will be $20 and you can also pre-purchase a photo-op using your own camera or cellphone for $25.
All funds raised at this event benefit the NF cause, a charity close to Gillian's heart. Learn more about NF at www.nfnetwork.org.