Fox television announced Thursday in a press release that the TV Series 'The X-Files' will return with a new season of ten episodes. Gillian Anderson and David Duchovny will play the FBI agents Dana Scully and Fox Mulder again.

The next season of "The X-Files" will be broadcast in the autumn of this year and it will include 10 episodes. The production will be supervised again by Chris Carter, the creator of the show.

Gillian Anderson and David Duchovny will play Scully and Mulder again

According to TV Wise, Fox television is very close to reaching an agreement that will allow them to produce a new season from the famous "X-Files" series.

Gillian Anderson And David Duchovny have already accepted to play the main roles again in this show, although they are very busy.

Gillian Anderson is currently filming for a new season of the British series "The Fall" — a production that is very successful. David Duchovny is acting in "Aquarius" — a TV series produced by NBC, which will premiere in May.

Although they have a very busy work program, both actors are aware of the fact that the fans of the "X-Files" TV series are very keen to see them again interpreting the FBI agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully.

In February this year, David Duchovny told CBS that "The X-Files" is a "very realistic possibility".

"X-Files" was a huge success

The show "X-Files" — with the main heroes Mulder and Scully who were investigating cases involving extraterrestrial life — was originally launched in the 1990s as a TV series.

This TV series — which was a combination of science-fiction, fantasy, horror, and mystery —one of the first successful productions of the Fox Television. The main characters of the show and their motto — "The truth is out there" — have entered the history of American popular culture.

In 1998 "The X-Files: Fight the Future" was launched — the first feature film inspired by the TV series.

The film was directed by Rob Bowman. A second film inspired by the same successful series was released in 2008 on the big screens — "X-Files: I Want to Believe" created by Chris Carter.

Gillian Anderson and David Duchovny have become famous 20 years ago thanks to this television series and the two films for the big screen inspired by it.

The special relationship between the two main characters of the famous franchise has led fans to ask many questions over the years. Many of the fans wanted Dana Scully and Fox Mulder to fall in love and start a relationship.