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X-Men Gifted TV Series Starts Production

Posted By:Matt McGloin
Thu, 03/23/2017 - 23:06

Filming has begun on the new X-Men TV series that currently has the working title "Gifted."

Long time X-Men producer Lauren Shuler Donner tweeted out a first look at Amy Acker along with Bryan Singer who is directing the pilot episode.

"'The Gifted' night shooting. Bryan Singer directing, Amy Acker acting," Donner tweeted.

Amy Acker plays Kate Stewart, one of the 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.   

The X-Men TV series also stars Stephen Moyer as Reed Stewart, the father; Natalie Alyn Lind as their daughter, Lauren Stewart; Blair Redford as Sam, the leader of a group of mutants in hiding; Jamie Chung as Blink; Emma Dumont as Lorna Dane/Polaris; Sean Teale as Marcos Diaz/Eclipse (an original mutant), and Coby Bell as Jace Turner.

The FOX Studios X-Men TV series is being overseen by Matt Mix who wrote the pilot and will serve as executive producer along with Donner, X-Men movie writer/producer Simon Kinberg, Head of Marvel TV Jeph Loeb, Jim Chory and Singer.

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