Fox Drops Official Trailer for the Upcoming X-Men Show “The Gifted”

Today we saw the release of the trailer for the new mutant based TV show, The Gifted. Set in the universe of the current X-Men films, it follows a family who have been forced to go on the run and join an underground band of mutants after their children develop their own mutant powers.

Set to air this autumn, The Gifted stars Stephen Moyer and Amy Acker, among others and introduces well known mutants such as Lorna Dane aka Polaris and John Proudstar aka Thunderbird.

It joins Legion as the second TV show from Fox to fit into the X-Films canon. The show is written by Matt Nix and directed by and established X-Men film director Bryan Singer.