Talk about a dream come true - one of The X-Files' biggest fans will be guest-starring in an episode of the upcoming series revival.

Silicon Valley's Kumail Nanjiani will be appearing in one of the show's episodes, the actor announced over the weekend. He posted a photo of himself with series stars Gillian Anderson and David Duchovny, with a caption that read, "The lighting is weird because there is a UFO right above our heads."

"I got to be in an ep of my favorite show," he wrote in a later tweet. "And this script is wonderful."

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Nanjiani is outspoken about his love for the show and currently hosts The X-Files Files podcast, which yes, is him and guests talking about episodes. While he may or may not book Anderson or Duchovny for his show, he did get a pretty sweet opportunity for some behind-the-scenes audio while on set:

The X-Files returns to Fox in January.