Fox has announced an eleventh season of The X-Files, or in their words, “a second chapter” of their new “event series.”
Following last year’s X-Files return which received 16 million viewers across all platforms, a new season of the series starring David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson has been greenlit. The new season will premiering in the 2017-2018 season, with filming set to begin this summer.
“Iconic characters, rich storytelling, bold creators – these are the hallmarks of great TV shows. And they are some of the reasons why The X-Files has had such a profound impact on millions of fans worldwide,” said David Madden, President, Fox Broadcasting Company. “Chris’ creativity, along with the brilliant work of David and Gillian, continue to propel this pop culture phenomenon, and we can’t wait to see what fresh mysteries Mulder and Scully uncover in this next chapter of The X-Files.”
A fun new poster was also revealed today:
The new season of The X-Files has been booked for 10 episodes.