After seven years since she had last played Dana Scully, The X-Files star Gillian Anderson found herself struggling a bit to get back into character for Fox's six-episode revival.

"I forgot the style of acting. I forgot how to speak the style of writing, since it's different than what I've done since," Anderson tells in the video above. "And also playing her at the age that I am as opposed to the age that I was, I had to give myself permission for that."

See what else Anderson says about playing Scully again in the video above.

The X-Files airs Mondays at 8/7c on Fox.