Mulder was kind of this guy being instinctual, emotional, irrational, while Gillian—Scully—was rational and stoic.At least in TV terms, I think that was revolutionary, and it strengthened our performances because it was something Gillian and I could both sink our teeth into.”Anderson agrees, but adds that there’s another, simpler component to her onscreen chemistry with Duchovny, as well as the rest of the cast.“You get the sense that she goes to work, she goes to her apartment, and that s her life.revival — Duchovny confirms that he’s seen the continuation’s first script and offers this tease.The star looked every inch the Hollywood superstar as she showed off her enviable figure to perfection in the dress, which cinched her in at the waist and flowed down to her ankles.And showing off her natural beauty, she opted for minimal make-up and wore her blonde locks in a slight wave.“With Gillian—and everyone we work with on this show—when we come back, there are things that have happened before that brings up dissociation and memories.
“I won't speak for Gillian, but to be totally honest, I taught myself how to act during the first two or three years of the show. I had to go to work and act.”Now, he says, it’s easier. “Regardless of whether I was playing the same guy or not, you must ask yourself why you’re doing it and what you’re trying to accomplish,” Duchovny says.
“It's a curious time to be doing the show because everything is upside-down,” Carter told me during an interview at New York Comic Con last year, where he announced the new season.
“There's been a flip since we were first on the air.
“Ultimately, they care so much about each other, and you can see that,” she explains of their characters, adding that as the affection grew between the cast during the long hours filming in Vancouver in the 1990s during the show’s original run, the chemistry also grew onscreen. Whether we're working on a mythology episode or a ‘ghost of the week’ episode or episodes featuring the more personal issues of the characters, the backbone of it is that they are a team and they really care for each other.”When speaking to Duchovny and Anderson, the sense of camaraderie and intimacy so palpable onscreen is just as evident in person.
They joke and chide each other easily, and finish each other’s thoughts like an old married couple—just the way you’d want them to.