‘Community’ Actor Joins ‘X-Files’ Revival

Jun 4, 2015  •  Post A Comment

An actor known for his work on the comedy series “Community” has joined the cast of Fox’s reboot of “The X-Files.”

Deadline.com reports that Joel McHale, who plays Jeff Winger on the NBC/Yahoo series, will play a guest role on “X-Files.”

McHale is also known as the host of E!’s “The Soup.”

The new “X-Files” is scheduled to roll out for its six-episode season on Sunday, Jan. 24, following Fox’s coverage of the NFC Championship Game. Original “X-Files” stars David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson are set to return to their roles as Fox Mulder and Dana Scully.

“McHale will play Tad O’Malley, the anchor of a popular conservative Internet news network who becomes an unlikely ally for [Mulder],” Deadline reports.


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