01/05/2015 05:57 pm ET Updated Jan 08, 2015

Amazon Shelves 'X-Files' Creator Chris Carter's Sci-Fi Show Before It Officially Debuts

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Amazon has canceled "The After," from "X-Files" creator Chris Carter. Though the sci-fi series received an 8-episode order following a positive reception to its pilot in February 2014, Amazon confirmed to E! News that it will ultimately not produce the series.

"We have decided to not move forward with 'The After,'" Vice President of Amazon Studios Roy Price said. "We would like to thank Chris Carter, the phenomenal cast, crew and producers for all their efforts."

Variety was first to report the news.

"The After" starred Sharon Lawrence, Adrian Pasdar and Jamie Kennedy. Speaking to The Hollywood Reporter in July, Carter revealed he was creating a 99-episode plan for the series, modeled after the 99 cantos of "Dante's Inferno."

"I'm using that as my model," he said.

Unfortunately, we won't get to see the master structure at work.



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