Gillian Anderson, AKA Agent Dana Scully, is not afraid to speak her mind. The tough-as-nails star of The Fall聽may be gearing up to star in the next season of The X-Files, but it didn鈥檛 stop Anderson from calling out the show for its lack of women in the writer鈥檚 room.

Gillian Anderson

After The Washington Post pointed out that the show鈥檚 next season only hired male writers, Anderson took to her Twitter account to lament the lack of women on the show overall in the last 20 or so years.

In fact, she added to the article鈥檚 point, saying, 鈥淎nd 2 out of 207 eps directed by women.鈥 She herself was, in fact, one of those female directors, also writing in the episode she directed. 鈥淚 look forward to the day when the numbers are different. #TheFutureisFemale鈥

She certainly wouldn鈥檛 be the first female director to call attention to the longstanding problem: Others, such as Ava DuVernay, have long been speaking out against the lack of diversity in film, and, together with others like Jessica Jones鈥榮 Melissa Rosenberg, are taking steps to help correct it: The show鈥檚 second season will be entirely directed by women.

Perhaps The X-Files could use some of that badass girl power: The last season was not exactly a fan favorite, scoring only 60 percent on the site Metacritic.

Neither FOX nor the show鈥檚 producer, Chris Carter, have responded to Anderson鈥檚 comments on the lack of diversity behind the scenes of the show, which is scheduled to film this summer and air in 2018.

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(h/t E!Online; photo via Michael Locisanno/Getty)