The second season of The Gifted will receive its UK premiere on FOX UK on Sunday October 14th at 9pm, it has been announced.
Set in the X-Men universe, 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 drama series is produced by 20th Century Fox Television in association with Marvel Television and stars Stephen Moyer, Amy Acker, Natalie Alyn Lind, Percy Hynes White, Sean Teale, Jamie Chung, Emma Dumont, Blair Redford and Coby Bell.
In season two, the ‘Dawn of the Mutant Age’ begins as the Mutant Underground search for their friends and family who left with The Inner Circle from the Hellfire Club. Having tracked them outside of Washington, D.C., they must contend with new groups with extreme ideologies, both human and mutant alike, to stave off a brewing conflict. Polaris, now nine months pregnant with Eclipse’s baby, is more powerful and dangerous than ever as she begins to embrace her dark side. This season sees the introduction of The Morlocks, a sewage-dwelling society of outcast mutants, and The Purifiers, a hate group who see themselves in a holy war against the X-Men. Empire’s Grace Byers joins the cast as Reeva Payge, a formidable member of the Hellfire Club.
Check out the trailer below:
TVWise’s UK Premiere Dates page has been updated with this new information.