Watch the X-Files Revival's Stylish New Promo

"We must ask ourselves, are we truly alone?"

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There have been two trailers so far for the upcoming revival of iconic '90s sci-fi show The X-Files, and now a new promo has been released. This one is somewhat different however. It's a stylised animated video featuring voiceovers, but no actual footage from the new series. Check it out here:

The key voice in this clip is that of the Smoking Man, the enigmatic villain played by William B. Davis. Main stars Gillian Anderson and David Duchovny can also be heard, as FBI agents Dana Scully and Fox Mulder.

The first episode of the six-episode season recently premiered at New York Comic Con, to mixed reviews. The new season will premiere on FOX on January 24, 2016.

The X-Files ran for nine years, and clocked up 202 episodes between 1993 and 2002. By the time the final episode aired, it had become the longest-running consecutive sci-fi series ever on US broadcast TV. There were also two spinoff movies: 1998's The X-Files: Fight the Future, and The X-Files: I Want to Believe in 2008.

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nice!

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cant wait for it

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Time to start smokin bitches!

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Gillian Anderson looks better now than she did 20 years ago. That is amazing.

So excited for this, though, X-Files was a weekly tradition in my house, something we all loved.

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I can't wait until the premiere. Love the X-Files

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**** yeah, my favorite TV show of all times! (Mulder & Scully of course not that other dickweed)

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Say what you will but the 90s had the BEST TV ever.

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"Scully, it's me." "It's me, Mulder."

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Nice animation work.

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@pignugget: yep but x-files doesnt exactly cry out for quirky animation like catch me if you can.

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Sweet!!! Molder and Scully ARE BACK!!! and it's about time

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@louixiii: Fax Molder?

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@elitegamingguru: mulder's cousin you know

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@louixiii: they never left, you were abducted

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@galva86: LMAO!!! Well damn...this is the year 1998..right?

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@louixiii: Can't be. Had dark hair in 1998.

Sigh.

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@olddadgamer: Don't feel so bad dude. I'm getting up there myself. I'm from the NES generation and a father of 2 so...I think that gives you an idea of where I'm at age wise...but you know what they say, you're as old as you feel and as long and you can grab a controller...you still got it :)

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@olddadgamer: lmao

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@louixiii: no sir, even marty mcfly has already fixed the future

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@galva86: Nooooo, Doc said he was taking me with him next time lol

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