‘X-Files’ auteur Carter back with new series

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. – Chris Carter is back.

Largely absent from the scene since “The X-Files” series and films he masterminded years ago, Carter is returning with a sci-fi thriller, “The After.”

Arriving on the Amazon Prime website in early 2015, “The After” follows a group of strangers thrown together by a mysterious calamity that strikes Los Angeles and brings it to a panic-ridden halt.