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The Gifted (Fall 2017, Fox)

Discussion in 'Entertainment Forum' started by Henry, May 14, 2017.

  1. Henry May 14, 2017
    (Last edited: May 14, 2017)

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    The Gifted is an upcoming American television series created for Fox by Matt Nix, based on Marvel Comics' X-Men properties. It is connected to the X-Men film series, the second television series to be so. The show is produced by 20th Century Fox Television in association with Marvel Television, with Nix serving as showrunner.

    The series stars Stephen Moyer and Amy Acker as ordinary parents who take their family on the run after they discover their children's mutant abilities. Sean Teale, Jamie Chung, Coby Bell, Emma Dumont, Blair Redford, Natalie Alyn Lind, and Percy Hynes White also star in the show. The series received a put pilot commitment at Fox after a previous attempted X-Men series did not move forward at the network in 2016; The Gifted was ordered to series in May 2017.
    The Gifted will air during the 2017–18 television season.
  2. Tim

    grateful all the fucking time Supporter

    Looks pretty cool. Since this one is supposedly set in the X-Men film universe (unlike, as of now, Legion), I wonder what the bit about not knowing if the X-Men or Brotherhood still exist means for how the current timeline works out.
  3. NewSurrender

    Regular Prestigious

    This trailer looks interesting! I'll definitely watch the first episode
  4. Tim

    grateful all the fucking time Supporter

    Also, apparently this is NOT set in the film universe (or in the same continuity as Legion).
  5. New trailer looks good.
  6. HalfHearted


    Anything that deals with X-Men I am all in for. Still need to watch Legion, though.
  7. ghostedaway

    bryan Prestigious

  8. ghostedaway

    bryan Prestigious

    I liked the premiere quite a bit
  9. Anthony_

    A (Cancelled) Dork Prestigious

    As far as network action-dramas go, it was pretty solid. Liked the effects work a lot. Interested to see how it goes from here, I'm on board.
  10. stayillogical

    Kayak, deed, rotator, noon, racecar, Woo Young-woo Prestigious

    That was a good pilot. They introduced a lot of characters and I feel like a lot happened within the hour. Very well done. I'm excited for more.
  11. EarlyMorningRiser

    Keep on the sunny side.

    I enjoyed this.
  12. I'm going to be really disappointment if Amy Acker isn't secretly a mutant.
  13. Deanna

    Trusted Supporter

    Just watched this and thought it was a pretty good premiere. Definitely going to be doing some digging into these characters more since I'm largely unfamiliar with them.
  14. PauLo

    43% Burnt

    Really enjoyed this. Although the dad needs to tone it down a little. He was WAY too serious.
  15. Tim

    grateful all the fucking time Supporter

    I'm really digging this show so far. It's fun getting some mutant television on a weekly basis.
    ghostedaway likes this.
  16. ghostedaway

    bryan Prestigious

    I'm hooked
  17. NewSurrender

    Regular Prestigious

    Ive seen the first two episodes, this is a good show! First season is only 10 episodes so will definitely continue to follow it
  18. ghostedaway

    bryan Prestigious

    What comic series has a lot of Polaris in it?
  19. Tim

    grateful all the fucking time Supporter

    You could give the series All-New X-Factor a shot. It's about a corporate team of mutants featuring Polaris, Gambit, and Quicksilver.
  20. ghostedaway

    bryan Prestigious

    I'll give it a look. Thanks!
  21. ghostedaway

    bryan Prestigious

    Pretty solid season imo. I'm sure it would be impossible to get one of the biggest X-Men characters to be in this but I would love to see Emma Frost in the second season (in hopes of it getting renewed).

    Edit: I guess it has already been renewed!
  22. ghostedaway

    bryan Prestigious

  23. ghostedaway

    bryan Prestigious

    Didn't know tonight was the season finale. This is definitely getting cancelled huh? :/
  24. Serh

    Prestigious Prestigious

  25. ghostedaway

    bryan Prestigious

    Knew it was coming but I still wanted more