‘The X-Files’ Is Returning After 13 Years
Fox announced on Tuesday that “The X-Files” will return to the network more than 13 years after the series ended its cult run. Original series creator Chris Carter will shepherd the special six-episode “event series” to air with stars David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson reprising their respective roles as Agent Fox Mulder and Agent Dana Scully. “I think of it as a 13-year commercial break,” Carter said in a statement. “The good news is the world has only gotten that much stranger, a perfect time to tell these six stories.” “The X-Files” premiered in 1993 and ran for nine seasons. It also spawned two feature films, including 2008’s “The X-Files: I Want To Believe.” There’ not word on when it will air, but production begins this summer. Get the full story here.
@GillianA I’m ready G woman
— David Duchovny (@davidduchovny) March 24, 2015
Iggy Azalea Does 73 Questions with Vogue
The Aussie rapper rattled off answers to the silly questions at quick pace while wandering around her LA pad. She reveals why she fell for Nick Young, what her favorite color is, what she would ask 2 Pac… and it goes on and on. The interview continutes off camera, in next months Vouge issue. In the printed interview Iggy reveals that she recently received breast implants, and she couldn’t be happier with the results. Azalea made the candid admission when asked what she’d like to change about her body. “I did change something: four months ago, I got bigger boobs!” the star said. “I’d thought about it my entire life,” she added, explaining that she was tired of wearing padding in her stage costumes and lingerie with wiring. Get the full story here.
Will Ferrell Gets His Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
Will Ferrell reached a fame milestone yesterday: “It’s one of those very surreal moments where it’s a place that you’ve visited a lot growing up, especially growing up in Southern California, and looking at all the names but I don’t think you’d ever envision that one day you’ll be in that same company,” the star tells E! News, and added that since his star is in front of the Hollywood Wax Museum, he’d probably get a lifetime membership. Will’s buddy and fellow funnyman John C. Reilly, performed a poem about Will, in which Will ends up on the street. Get the full story here.
Fox’s ‘Empire’ Is Being Sued by Empire Distribution
A record label called Empire Distribution claims FOX has no right to use the name Empire because the show tarnishes its brand. Empire Distribution has claimed it’s being hurt because the fictitious label on the show is run by a “homophobic drug dealer prone to murdering his friends.” Empire Distribution is willing to live with the taint, but only if Fox pays $8 million, $5 million if the show uses Empire Distribution’s artists as regulars. But now FOX has filed a lawsuit asking a judge to declare Empire Distribution’s demand bogus. In the new world order, Fox notes that Empire Distribution is relatively obscure, showing up on the 7th page in a Google search. Get the full story here.
Jon Hamm Finished Rehab for Alcohol Abuse
Joh Hamm just got done with a stint in rehab for alcohol abuse. He checked himself into a place called Silver Hill Hospital in New Canaan, Connecticut back in February. He was there for 30 days. His rep says, quote, “With the support of his longtime partner Jennifer Westfeldtt, Jon Hamm recently completed treatment for his struggle with alcohol addiction. “They have asked for privacy and sensitivity going forward.” The second half of the seventh and final season of “Mad Men”begins on AMC a week from Sunday. Get the full story here.
Carson Daly Sued Over A Chain Link Fence
Carson owns a house in a really nice part of Santa Monica overlooking the Pacific Ocean. There’s a Chevron gas station next door. Seems the gas station believes Carson’s fence is sitting on its property, and not by inches, by feet. The gas station has sued Carson, asking a judge to make it clear to the host of “The Voice” he has to remove the chain link. But that’s not all. The friendly petroleum folks want money, and apparently lots of it. We’ve reached out to Carson’s rep but no word back. Get the full story here.