LOS ANGELES – The truth is out there: “The X-Files” is coming back.
Fox said Thursday it has ordered a second chapter of what it’s calling an “X-Files” “event series.” The 10-episode series will air during the upcoming 2017-18 TV season.
The 1993-2002 drama about paranormal events and UFOs returned in 2016 for a six-episode run with stars David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson.
In this Oct. 12, 2013 file photo, actors Gillian Anderson and David Duchovny attend ‘The Truth Is Here: David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson on The X-Files’ at The Paley Center for Media, in New York. (Invision / Evan Agostini)
Fox said Duchovny and Anderson will be back as Mulder and Scully for the new season from creator and executive producer Chris Carter.
Production on “The X-Files” is set to begin this summer. An air date was not announced by Fox.