The show will be a supernatural-tinged, female-led drama, and Carter plans meetings with networks soon. He hopes for a straight-to-series order.
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Media Rights Capital is producing.
"The X-Files" aired on Fox from 1993 to 2002. Carter has since co-written and directed the 2008 film "The X-Files: I Want to Believe" and written and directed the upcoming "Fencewalker."
News of Carter's new show was first reported by Deadline.