The X-Files returning for 11th season

21st Apr 17 | Entertainment News

The X-Files are officially coming back for a 10-episode run.

Premiere of 'The X-Files'

A year after the sci-fi series was revived for a six-episode comeback, with David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson reprising their roles as FBI agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully, TV bosses at Fox have announced a new series will shoot this summer (17), with an air date of either late 2017 or early 2018.

Duchovny and Anderson will be back again.

Actress Gillian has responded to the news on social media, writing: "You ready for more of this, @davidduchovny?"

David replied: "Oh yes, been ready since '93."

The show premiered in 1993.

Last year's 10th season revival was set 14 years after the events of season nine.

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