FOX Names New X-Men TV Series ‘Gifted’
It looks like we finally have a name for FOX’s new X-Men TV series, so be prepared for the release of Gifted. The upcoming TV series will be taking place in the same universe as the X-Men films. Burn Notice creator Matt Nix will be running the show with Lauren Shuler Donner as producer.
The name of the series was revealed on Lauren Shuler Donner’s Twitter feed when she released a photo of a cast reading for the series, which she titled Gifted. The series will focus on parents who discover that their child is a mutant and end up on the run from the government. They later join an underground network of other families and mutants as they try to fight the system. The cast of the new series includes Stephen Moyer, Amy Acker, Blair Redford, and Jamie Chung.
For those who are fans of the X-Men comics, they might remember the title Gifted from the comic book series Astonishing X-Men. The first arc from the series was called ‘Gifted’, and it had a storyline about a cure for the mutant gene and the repercussions that came with it. It seems like the title certainly matches with the tone of the series as it does deal with mutants who are considered gifted with abilities.
With Legion doing well with critics and fans, we could be seeing another great show in Gifted as well. Are you excited for Gifted to become the next X-Men TV series after the success of Legion?
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