X-Files Animated Spin-Off Confirmed at Fox

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The X-Files might be over but it looks like we haven't seen the last of those unusual and possibly supernatural FBI cases. Fox has just confirmed that creator Chris Carter will return to work on an X-Files spin-off that will introduce new characters who had pretty much the same job description as Fox Mulder and Dana Scully.

According to TV Line, Fox is currently developing the animated comedy that will feature more strange cases that the FBI have to deal with. Carter, who created the X-Files, has been confirmed as executive producer of The X-Files: Albuquerque. The show will be animated by Bento Box while Rocky Russo and Jeremy Sosenko will write the pilot.

So what can fans expect in the spin-off? The show will focus on "an office full of misfit agents who investigate X-Files cases too wacky, ridiculous or downright dopey for Mulder and Scully to bother with. They're essentially the X-Files' B-team."

Now fans will be quick to say that Mulder and Scully have dealt with some truly wacky cases in the past (I am still not over War of the Coprophages from Season 3, to be honest). But considering that the show will be a comedy, there's a good chance that we will be seeing some truly bizarre ones in the future.

The X-Files: Albuquerque has not yet been given a production start date or an official release date. Stay tuned for more updates on this story.

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