*“Leverage” alum Aldis Hodge is one of the first actors cast for “The After,” a pilot from “The X Files” creator Chris Carter for Amazon’s streaming service.
According to Deadline.com, Hodge will join Jamie Kennedy and “Heroes” alum Adrian Pasdar in the series that takes place at the moment of apocalypse.
Kennedy will play a professional clown, Pasdar will play a successful Beverly Hills businessman, and Hodge will play an escaped convict who proclaims to be an innocent man who was railroaded.
Carter will also write and direct “The After.” It marks his first series television project since “The X Files.”
Hodge co-starred in NBC’s pilot “The Sixth Gun” this past season.