A year after "The X-Files" was revived for Season 10; Fox finally announced that it would be renewed for Season 11. The sci-fi drama series will have 10 episodes and will premiere in late 2017 or early 2018.

According to reports, "The X-Files" season 11 will start production this summer. Fans are apparently excited to see the series again, but Fox did not reveal any details of the show's plot yet.

Fox President David Madden said that there are many reasons why the show has made a huge impact to millions of fans. This includes rich storytelling, iconic characters, and the show's bold creators.

Madden also praised the creativity of Carter along with the impressive talent of Duchovny and Anderson. Like the show's fans, Fox's head is also anticipating for the mysteries that they will resolve.

Actors will reprise roles

What makes it even more amazing is the news about the actors reprising their roles. The long-running series stars, David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson will be back as FBI paranormal investigators Fox Mulder and Dana Scully.

Fans are already anticipating about the challenges and adventures that the two FBI special agents will encounter. They are also looking forward if the next season will continue where Season 10 left off.

Not only the fans are excited about their return, but even the actors are obviously happy about it.

Anderson posted a photo featuring his partner investigator in the series with a caption that says, "You ready for more of this, @davidduchovny?" With that, her co-star responded that he is ready since 1993.

Mulder and Scully will still investigate X-files in Season 11 and deal with paranormal phenomena which remain unsolved.

Fans are excited to see what phenomena will the pair investigate.

About the series

Originally, the series premiered in 1993 with nine seasons. The critically acclaimed series received 16 Emmys while its Season 10 that aired six episodes got high ratings. Season 10 was set 14 years after Season 9 while the 2008 movie "The X-Files: I Want to Believe" was seen seven years after.

The series, which has approximately 202 episodes from 1993 to 2002, is created by Chris Carter., Due to its popularity, the series returned last year and it also generated two films.

Season 10 ended with a cliffhanger, but the show's creator wasn't certain about its return. Back in 2016, Carter once said that "without a doubt," they will come back. Apparently, he is right, and fans of the series can't help but rejoice at this good news.