It may be one of the summer's most anticipated films of the year, at least for ardent fans of the Emmy winning TV series. The movie's title, I Want to Believe, refers to Duchovny's Mulder returning to the FBI to help solve the disappearance of an agent. The one clue is in the hands of a psychic priest [Billy Connolly] convicted of pedophilia. At his side is the more cynical pragmatist, Scully [Anderson] ex-lover and partner. The pair seem as comfortable off screen as on. Paul Fischer reports.
Question: Can you talk about getting back into these characters after a five or six year period?Duchovny: Well, I had two weeks before Christmas of basically running around and chasing Callum Rennie who plays the running bad guy that I chase all over the place. That took a good two full weeks of running even though I know it's only about ten seconds in the movie and then Gillian and I started working on it after Christmas break. The first two weeks I felt a little awkward and I didn't really feel like I wanted to do longer scenes. I was just fine running around. Then as soon as Gillian and I s ... [Continua a leggere]