The truth is out, uh, there — Gillian Anderson is officially leaving The X-Files.
The actress, known for her iconic role as FBI Special Agent Dana Scully, confirmed her departure from the show on Wednesday at a Television Critics Association press panel.
Reported by The Hollywood Reporter, Anderson said, “It’s time for me to hang up Scully’s hat. It just is. I’m finished, and that’s the end of that.”
The X-Files returns for Season 11 in 2018, and will mark the last ride for Scully. At New York Comic-Con in October, Anderson indicated that the new season would be her last, although FOX issued a statement at the time saying Anderson “has not commented on returning as it’s premature in that she is currently filming the new event series.” Read more…