“Iconic characters, rich storytelling, bold creators – these are the hallmarks of great TV shows,” said David Madden, president of Fox. “And they are some of the reasons why The X-Files has had such a profound impact on millions of fans worldwide. Chris’ creativity, along with the brilliant work of David and Gillian, continue to propel this pop culture phenomenon, and we can’t wait to see what fresh mysteries Mulder and Scully uncover in this next chapter of The X-Files.”
AU in which the gang reunites in Hawkins after graduating college and history repeats itself, raising the interest of FBI Special Agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully.
“Have you ever heard of the vanishing of Will Byers, Scully?” “Should I?” “It was a curious series of events. See, ten years ago in Hawkins a kid went suddenly missing. And the day after, a young lady named Barbara Holland disappeared as well.” “I do remember that name. They never found her again, did they?” “No, they didn’t. Will Byers, though, he reappeared after roughly a week.” “I don’t understand, what’s so special about it?” “Well, first of all, there are voices. About a kid found in the woods, a weird kid with no hair that escaped from some sort of institute - some say a psychiatric hospital, some a laboratory, the Hawkins National Laboratory specifically. And I’ve heard that people swear they have seen this kid doing things that are… well. Not ordinary. And hear this - when Will Byers magically reappeared, this mysterious kid vanished into nowhere.” “Kidnapped children and supernatural events. Now I understand why you’re so interested in this case, Mulder.” “And you haven’t heart the best part, yet, Scully. Apparently Will Byers got recently back to Hawkins, and he vanished again.