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By Devin D. O'Leary

JULY 28, 1997:  Needless to say, the secrecy surrounding the new X-Files feature film has been downright governmental. Everybody's been shaking me down for info, though, so I'll do my "Deep Throat" imitation and spill what little I know. Right now the film is called X-Files: Blackwood. No word on what exactly "Blackwood" is supposed to be. It may just be a code word for the production. Don't be too surprised if the final title turns out to be something different. All the cast members seem to be on board, including the Lone Gunmen and the Cigarette-Smoking Man. David Duchovney and Gillian Anderson both received a reported $4 mil each for their lead roles. In other casting news, Martin Landau has been given a leading role, but there's no word on who his character is supposed to be. Shooting began last week at a British Columbia ski resort (apparently subbing for an Alaskan glacier). The rest of the shooting will most likely take place in L.A. Absolutely zero word about the actual plot has escaped. All I know for sure is that the movie will be a conclusion to next season's cliffhanger finale. In the meantime, I'll keep searching for info. The truth is out there. ... Apparently those reports of an "amicable" break-up between Brad Pitt and Gwyneth Paltrow were a bunch of hooey. Paltrow's pop has ditched plans for his film Duet. The romantic comedy was set to star Pitt and Paltrow, even after their split. Not any more.


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