Fox has released the first six minutes of the premiere episode of The Gifted, a new series based on the X-Men universe of characters that follows a family as they discover their children are mutants. The series stars Stephen Moyer (True Blood), Amy Acker (Person of Interest), Natalia Alyn Lind (Gotham), Percy Hynes White (Between) and Garret Dillahunt (Raising Hope).
The synopsis for the series reads:
“Action-adventure family drama 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. Written by Matt Nix (Burn Notice), directed by Bryan Singer (the X-Men franchise).”
The Gifted premieres on Fox October 2nd.