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Jason Ritter Is Ready to Meet an Alien – on The Event

Jason Ritter is hyped up – over aliens.

The actor – who stars on NBC’s The Event, which has its season premiere Monday nigh – loves the out-of-this-world plotlines of his current project.

In the two-hour season premiere, Ritter’s character, Sean Walker, will finally meet Sophia, the leader of the aliens. He’ll also have to make “heartbreaking sacrifice,” according to producers of the show.

“The stakes are high – it’s life and death,” says Ritter, 31.