Joel McHale Joins “The X-Files” Reboot

“Community” actor Joel McHale has become the first new actor to have signed for a guest starring role on the new six-episode instalment of “The X-Files” on FOX.

McHale will play Tad O’Malley, the anchor of a popular conservative internet news network who becomes an unlikely ally for Fox Mulder (David Duchovny).

McHale joins a cast that includes returnees Duchovny, Gillian Anderson and Mitch Pileggi. The new “The X-Files” is being shepherded by series creator Chris Carter and will launch on the network on January.

Source: Deadline