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The Gifted
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Creator(s): Matt Nix
Number of Seasons: 1
Running Time: 60 Minutes
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The Gifted is an upcoming TV series that will air on FOX and is developed by 20th Century Fox Television and Marvel Television.

Overview

Season 1

THE GIFTED, from Marvel, tells the story of a suburban couple whose ordinary lives are rocked by the sudden discovery that their children possess mutant powers. Forced to go on the run from a hostile government, the family joins up with an underground network of mutants and must fight to survive.

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Season 1

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Season 1

Production

On July 12, 2016, Variety reports that Fox has picked a pilot from both Matt Nix and Bryan Singer, Lauren Shuler Donner, Simon Kinberg, Jeph Loeb and Jim Chory as executive producers. "The series will focus on two ordinary parents who discover their children possess mutant powers. Forced to go on the run from a hostile government, the family joins up with an underground network of mutants and must fight to survive." [1] On January 11, 2017, Deadline reports that Fox, 20th Century Fox TV, and Marvel TV have responded well to his script, and a pilot pickup is expected shortly.[2] Nix also stated that the show will have a more direct connection to the film side of the X-Men film universe, than Legion, and will feature various characters from the film series and comics as well as new ones created for the television series.[3] Donner reveled to IGN in an interview that the Sentinels will appear on the show.[4] It was announced that Fox has picked up the series and Singer will direct the pilot episode.[5][6] The series will begin filming on March 13, 2017 in Dallas, Texas.[7] Entertainment Weekly reports that Blair Redford is cast as Sam, "the strong-headed Native American leader of the underground network."[8] Variety reports that Jamie Chung is cast as Clarice Fong/Blink in the series.[9] The Hollywood Reporter reports that Stephen Moyer will take on the role of Reed Stewart, an ambitious attorney trying to balance the demands of his job at the DA's office with his responsibilities to his family.[10] Deadline reports that Sean Teale is cast as Marcos Diaz/Eclipse, "a natural rebel compelled by circumstances to cooperate with others, Marcos is a passionate and strong-willed fighter who sometimes lets his emotions overrule reason"[11] and Natalie Alyn Lind as play one of the children, Lauren Stewart, who is described as smart, pretty, popular, organized and already ahead on her college applications, she is the model of a perfect kid.[12] The Hollywood Reporter reports that Amy Acker, Emma Dumont and Percy Hynes White are cast with Acker as Kate Stewart, "a woman who is struggling with her separation from her husband Reed and her increasingly challenging teenage children. When her family situation takes a dark turn, she finds that she’s stronger than she thinks”, Dumont as Lorna Dane/Polaris, "strong-willed, brave and loyal mutant who has the ability to manipulate magnetism" and Hynes White as Andy, "a sensitive kid and bit of a loner, who keeps to himself to avoid the turmoil he faces at school and at home."[13] Deadline reports that Coby Bell will play Jace Turner, "a weathered man who quietly wrestles with the moral ambiguities of a job that regularly requires cold-blooded, calculating efficiency on a day-to-day basis."[14] On March 10, 2017, Donner tweeted a photo of the table reading and announced the series titled called Gifted[15] and Joseph Morgan is also announced.[16]

Trivia

  • This is the sixth "X-Men" TV series, but only the second one to be in live-action.
  • The series is influenced by Peter David's X-Men comic "X-Factor", where the X-Men formed an agency to investigate mutant-related incidents.
  • Stephen Moyer who plays Reed in this X-Men television series is married to Anna Paquin who played Rogue in X-Men, X2: X-Men United, X-Men: The Last Stand and 'X-Men: Days of Future Past.

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