Gillian Anderson calling it quits on X-Files after Season 11

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The truth is out there…for one more season. According to Screen Rant, X-Files actress Gillian Anderson will say goodbye to playing Agent Scully and alien chasing after the show’s 11th season, which got its first teaser this past Thursday at New York Comic Con.

When asked why she was returning for this upcoming season, Gillian responded with, “Because it felt like it wasn’t over. It didn’t feel like we necessarily deliver everything the fans were expecting of us last time, and so it was that.”

Will Anderson miss the paranormal skeptic who has become a cultural icon among TV fans? “You may need to talk to me in a few years about that once I finally shut the door,” she said. “You know, there’s always been this may one more thing hanging over, but when the door is finally shut call me up and ask me that question again.”

Speaking with Deadline, she also expressed her view that the show could possibly exist without her. "“I’m trying to finish this season. I certainly think the show has much more life in it. So, I can’t answer that question definitively but I can tell you that there are more stories to tell.”

Season 11 is set to land on Fox in January 2018.