Haley Joel Osment (The Sixth Sense) is set to guest star in the upcoming eleventh season of The X-Files. According to Deadline, Osment will heavily be featured in the episode that will focus on Skinner (Mitch Pileggi), which was previously teased at NYCC.
When talking about that episode Pileggi said:
“You’re going to find out a lot more about his past. Fans will find out who he is, where he comes from and why he is the way he is.”
This story will be told during the sixth episode of the season and Pileggi went on to say that it will show us that Skinner is much more than just a cranky guy “who sits in the office bitching at Scully and Mulder. Ultimately, he is their champion.”
There’s no word exactly on how Osment will be playing, but it will be fun to see him in the series. Osment most recently appeared on the GBO comedy Silicon Valley, and will next be seen in the sci-fi comedy on Hulu, Futur Man.
The 10-episode eleventh season of The X-Files will premiere in January on Fox. To watch the trailer for the upcoming season, click here.