Amazon Orders Project From 'X Files' Creator Deadline

The creator of "The X Files" is getting back in the game after being away for a while, and his latest project is moving forward at Amazon Studios. reports that Chris Carter received a pilot order for "The After," his project with Georgeville TV.

"Carter wrote and is set to direct the thriller, which takes place at the moment of apocalypse," the story reports. "Georgeville TV, founded by Marc Rosen and Reliance’s Motion Picture Capital, first teamed with Carter for 'The After' last fall when the project was taken to MIPCOM by Sierra/Engine TV."

The report adds: "'The After' joins another Amazon drama pilot, recently ordered 'Bosch,' as the company is looking to launch its first hourlong series. Amazon also has Jill Soloway’s comedy pilot 'Transparent' starring Jefferey Tambor, and football comedy 'The Outlaws,' written by Jeremy Garelick and Jon Weinbach and executive produced by Ice Cube, also is gearing up for a pilot shoot."