Anderson Extends X-FILES Contract (

Date: Thursday, July 27, 2000

Gillian Anderson has signed on for an additional year as X-Files' agent Dana Scully. The new deal, which would give the series a ninth season, extends Anderson's current contract through the 2001-02 season. Her new co-star, Robert Patrick, is signed for one year to portray FBI agent John Doggett, with an option for a second year.--The Hollywood Reporter