Fox Mulder and Dana Scully are back in action!
Fox just confirmed the truth is still out there, as the network is planning to bring back "The X-Files" as a limited, six-episode series. Stars Gillian Anderson and David Duchovny are on board, 13 years after the original show ended its nine-season run.
"I think of it as a 13-year commercial break,” says creator Chris Carter in a statement. "The good news is the world has only gotten that much stranger, a perfect time to tell these six stories."
"'The X-Files' was not only a seminal show for both the studio and the network, it was a worldwide phenomenon that shaped pop culture – yet remained a true gem for the legions of fans who embraced it from the beginning," added Dana Walden and Gary Newman, Chairmen and CEOs of Fox Television Group.
"Few shows on television have drawn such dedicated fans as 'The X-Files,' and we’re ecstatic to give them the next thrilling chapter of Mulder and Scully they’ve been waiting for.”
Production is slated to begin this summer, though it's unclear when the new episodes will air ... or who else will pop up on the show.
Fun fact: When asked if they'd do a limited series, a la "24," at Comic-Con in 2013, Gillian emphatically replied "No. But a film would be great!"
Check out the gallery above to see what Skinner, the Cigarette Smoking Man, Krycek and the Lone Gunmen all look like now!