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'The X-Files' Chris Carter on Ending His Sabbatical, Returning to TV and His Amazon Pilot

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HOLLYWOOD, CA - MAY 19: Writer Chris Carter attends the American Cinematheque Hosts 'The X Files' 20th Anniversary screening with special guests at American Cinematheque's Egyptian Theatre on May 19, 2013 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Vincent Sandoval/WireImage) | Vincent Sandoval via Getty Images

"The X-Files" creator Chris Carter has been laying low since the hit mythology series wrapped in 2002. But that's about to change: Carter is plotting a return to TV, starting with the Amazon pilot "The After" and another project in the works at AMC.

"Certainly I needed to recharge," Carter says of his long sabbatical. "Also, television was changing when the show ended, reality TV was really taking over. I saw it as a time to sit back and let the dust settle."

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