The X-Files is bringing back a key member of Scully’s entourage.
TVLine has learned exclusively that Sheila Larken is set to reprise her role as Gillian Anderson’s onscreen mom, Margaret Scully, in Fox’s upcoming six-episode continuation.
Larken is set to appear in the Glen Morgan-penned second episode, “Home Again,” airing Monday, Jan. 25. (The series returns Sunday, Jan. 24 following the NFC Championship Game.)
The character of Margaret last appeared 13 years ago, in Season 9’s ninth episode, “Provenance.”
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Other X-Files favorites joining leads Anderson and David Duchovny in the revival include Walter Skinner (Mitch Pileggi), cigarette-smoking man (William B. Davis) and the Lone Gunmen (Tom Braidwood, Dean Haglund, and Bruce Harwood).