The Gifted UK premiere date announced by FOX

By ·August 25, 2017 11:38 am

FOX has announced the official UK premiere date of Sunday 8th October at 9pm for upcoming adventure series The Gifted. Set in the X-Men universe, the series promises to bring to bring more mutant action to the small screen as it follows a family on the run after discovering their teenage children have unique abilities.

Also present are classic X-Men characters that will undoubtedly be recognizable to comic fans, such as Thunderbird, Polaris, Blink, and Eclipse, who join the fight against mutant persecutors in an attempt to save the new mutants joining the resistance.

The official series synopsis:

From 20th Century Fox Television in association with Marvel Television, and set in the X-Men universe, gripping adventure series The Gifted tells the story of a suburban couple whose ordinary lives are rocked by the sudden discovery that their teenage children possess mutant powers. Forced to go on the run from a hostile government, the family seeks help from an underground network of mutants and must fight to survive.

The Gifted: L-R: Stephen Moyer, Natalie Alyn Lind, Percy Hynes White and Amy Acker. ©2017 Fox Broadcasting Co. Cr: Ryan Green/FOX

The Gifted: L-R: Natalie Alyn Lind, Percy Hynes White, Amy Acker and Stephen Moyer. ©2017 Fox Broadcasting Co. Cr: Ryan Green/FOX

The series stars Stephen Moyer (Shots Fired, True Blood), Amy Acker (Person of Interest), Natalie Alyn Lind (Gotham) and Percy Hynes White (Night at the Museum 3) as the Strucker family. Also starring in the series are Sean Teale (Reign) as Eclipse/Marcos Diaz; Jamie Chung (Gotham) as Blink/Clarice Fong aka Clarice Ferguson; Emma Dumont (Aquarius) as Polaris/Lorna Dane; Blair Redford (Satisfaction) as Thunderbird/John Proudstar; and Coby Bell (Burn Notice) as Sentinel Services Agent Jace Turner.

The Gifted is produced by 20th Century Fox Television, in association with Marvel Television. Matt Nix (Burn Notice), Bryan Singer (the X-Men franchise), Lauren Shuler Donner (X-Men: Apocalypse, X-Men: Days of Future Past), Simon Kinberg (X-Men: Apocalypse, X-Men: Days of Future Past) and Marvel’s Jeph Loeb and Jim Chory serve as executive producers. Nix, who serves as the series’ showrunner, wrote the pilot, which was directed by Singer.

Don’t miss The Gifted, Sunday 8th October at 9pm on FOX.

MORE: Watch the official SDCC 2017 trailer for The Gifted

Image credit: FOX, Marvel

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