Wednesday, April 16, 2008

Alien Queen

I’ve always loved Scully and I’ve always loved looking at Gillian Anderson. Scully was smart, sensible and strong. Gillian has a tendency to come off as “moody/abrupt/rude/dismissive” in interviews. This doesn’t necessarily mean she is moody/abrupt/rude/dismissive in real life. Maybe she just hates interviews. Which is fine, but somewhat problematic given her chosen profession. Still Gillian won’t be able to avoid interviewers’ prying questions much longer. With the X-Files sequel opening July 28, Gillian and the rest of the gang have started doing press. One of Gillian’s first stops? Maxim, yes, Maxim. While there wasn’t much to the interview -- Maxim, hello -- the photos rekindle my long dormant Scully jones.

Her best tidbits. No, not those tidbits. Naughty monkeys.

On the super-secret sequel plot:

“I can tell you that it’s going to be scary and gruesome.”
On David Duchovny’s sexaholic role in “Californication”:

“I actually thought it would be funny to play a character who’s obsessed with Scully and wants to have sex dressed as Scully. But it didn’t happen. I guess having sex with David on the show would be just too weird for fans to see.”
On whether she is as serious as Scully:

“I am serious in certain aspects of my life, but I’m also incredibly goofy and silly. I don’t act my age most of the time.”
On how she would feel if aliens came and conquered earth:

“That would be just fine with me, as long as they make me their queen.”
Hmm, maybe we should add “sassy” to that list of attributes.

[The truth the pics to enlarge them.]


jennifer from pittsburgh said...

Sigh and double sigh. Scully, and GA, made The X-Files. Everytime I watch the ep 'Jose Chung is From Outer Space' I chuckle at all the bleepity blanks.

Dark Orpheus said...

The Guardian did an excellent interview with Anderson about 2 years back. She comes off pretty grounded, not media saavy at all - and perhaps even a little geeky.,,1769165,00.html

But I love the closing statement Anderson made, which makes me heart her all the more:
'No. I show up. That's one thing I do.'

tk said...

Scully, how I love thee. <333

Can't wait for the sequel. Bring it on! BRING IT ON! *runs off to watch an XF-marathon*

gypsywee said...


Anonymous said...

Gillian Anderson can be my queen anytime. heh heh heh... and yes watchign her have sex with David would be weird. I am a pure noromo!

*Runs off to join tk in an x files marathon*

LK said...

There's something about those lips that reads moody Elvis kiss.

Jeannine said...

Ga ga ga, I cannot speak through the drool! I will be taking July 28 as a holiday, must see movie!

Anonymous said...

It's funny... being a redhead myself and an avid X-Files fan back in the day, my license plate even read SCULLY, so I'm very happy to see the return of Mulder and Scully after all these years.
Gillian is sort of like Jodie Foster when it comes to the rarity of starring in films, so the few times that we see her out promoting her work is really wonderful!

Anonymous said...

I was so excited to see GA posted here! These photos have been making the rounds online, and I'm glad she's getting some good publicity. Hopefully she'll get some juicy roles soon (I can always dream).

Your blog has all my favorite crushes in one place. I am always struck by how similar our tastes are. One can never have too much Tina Fey, Jodie Foster, Kate Winslet, or Gillian Anderson!

LULU said...

I have been obsessed with gillian for YEARS NOW!!!! I was such a huge X-files fan!!!! I even have the action figures!!! HAHHAHAHA my partner makes fun of me all the time.

SoGaySoWhat said...

You rock! Just a little correction, The X Files movie lands in theaters July 25, NOT 28. Don't make me wait 3 more days for some Scully love, please!