"When The X-Files started, the word 'mythology' was not in the vocabulary to describe television, and I think we kind of stumbled upon the whole method of telling stories that way by accident, because of Gillian Anderson's pregnancy at the end of season one," Frank Spotnitz considered how his old series paved the way for his new one, Hunted for Cinemax. "But it amazed me, because the Internet was just sort of coming online at that point, and I remember news groups that I would look at at the beginning of the second season of The X-Files to see how observant fans were. These are the die-hard f ... [Continua a leggere]
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Writer/Producer Frank Spotnitz Talks His Desire to Make a Third X-FILES Movie and the Possibility of a MILLENNIUM Movie
The X-Files writer/producer Frank Spotnitz has created the compelling eight-episode international espionage series Hunted for Cinemax, to premiere on October 26th. The story follows Sam Hunter (Melissa George), a skilled operative for Byzantium, a secretive private firm involved in global intelligence and espionage, that may have personally been responsible for orchestrating an attempt on her life, leaving her with no idea who to trust. While at the TCA Press Tour, Collider spoke to Frank Spotnitz for this exclusive interview. We will run what he had to say about that series closer to its pre ... [Continua a leggere]
The X-Files writer Frank Spotnitz talks new UK spy series Hunted, working in the UK and a feature sequel to The X-Files
Frank Spotnitz talks to Screen about new UK spy-thriller series Hunted - produced by Kudos and BBC - and the UK as an exciting hub for big-budget TV.
The X-Files writer Frank Spotnitz was at MIPTV this week to discuss his new UK spy series Hunted, produced by Kudos Film & Television and the BBC for BBC One in the UK and HBO sister channel Cinemax in the US. Hunted, directed by SJ Clarkson, sees Melissa George star as a British spy working for a private intelligence agency. After an attempt on her life by a colleague, George’s character Sam goes undercover not knowing who tried to kill her or who to trust. Adam Rayner, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje and Stephen Dillane co-star in the thriller which according to US writer Spotnitz has a ... [Continua a leggere]
The "X-Files" writer and the show’s lead actress sit down with THR to talk about one of the market's most talked about new shows.
You wouldn't know it to look at her, but Australian actress Melissa George — sitting under the sun poolside in Cannes bejeweled in Chanel — is sore from head to toe. “I can’t close my right fist,” she said, adding of her intense fight scenes: “I get really into it. I cant even remember the next day after a fight scene how violent it was, but I know from muscle spasms in my neck the next day.” As the lead in X-Files creator Frank Spotnitz’ latest small screen venture Hunted, George plays Sam, a spy who has just escaped an assassinati ... [Continua a leggere]
Written and created by the award-winning American television writer and producer Frank Spotnitz (The X-Files, Strike Back), Nemesis is an original eight-part suspense thriller set in the world of international espionage, produced by Kudos Film & Television (Spooks, Life On Mars), in association with Big Light Productions, for BBC One and HBO’s Cinemax channel.
At the heart of the drama is Sam played by Melissa George (The Slap, In Treatment), a highly skilled operative for an elite private intelligence firm who survives an attempt on her life that may have been orchestrated by members of her own team. Once she returns to the firm, she performs her secretive duties without knowing who to trust and who wants her dead. Adam Rayner (Hawthorne, Mistresses) plays Sam’s colleague at the firm and love interest. The dedicated and complex members of the firm operate in the shadows, must often confront life and death situations on secret mission ... [Continua a leggere]