Independent TV studio, Georgeville Television (GVTV) has announced
that it has teamed up with 'The X-Files' creator Chris Carter
to finance a new television series 'The After'. The series
will debut at the television trade event Mipcom which kicks
off on Monday 8 October in Cannes, France.
formed Sierra/Engine Television will be representing the project.
by Carter, 'The After' is a thriller which revolves around
a mysterious, unexplained event. The story incorporates elements
of science fiction, suspense, and real-world fear and paranoia
which fans of The X-files will appreciate as Carter's hallmark.
Television CEO Marc Rosen said, "We are thrilled to be
working with Chris. This is going to be a fantastic ride -
one that only he could conceive - and the secrets, twists,
and turns are a fan's dream. Chris has woven his mythology
magic within a very human, grounded story about the moment
when we realize all of our worst fears about the world and
Television CEO Chris Philip said, "Chris Carter's vision
has impacted the global television business for 20 years with
The X-Files and being part of his latest big budget project
is a tremendous honour".
is also financing a remake of the cult UK sci-fi series Blake's
7 with feature director Martin Campbell (Casino Royale) for
SYFY in the US, as well as a recently-announced series debut
for the Wachowski's 'The Matrix' called 'Sense8'.
previously announced, Sierra/Engine is also handling the international
distribution for GVTV's projects including the NBC pirate
drama 'Crossbones' and 'Hunters', a thriller at ABC - both
projects are direct to series orders.