Title For New X-Men TV Series Announced, Cast Revealed

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The possible title for the upcoming X-Men TV series was just revealed along with the cast. Producer Lauren Schuler shared the new info on Twitter. The tweet also came with a photo of the cast.

Donner's tweet revealed that the tentative title for the new X-Men TV series is Gifted.

The new TV series will focus on two ordinary parents who discover that their children have mutant powers. Forced to go on the run from a hostile government, the family joins up with an underground group of mutants and must battle to survive.


The shows stars True Blood's Stephen Moyer as Reed Stewart, the father; Angel's Amy Acker as his wife, Kate Stewart; Gotham's Natalie Alyn Lind is playing their daughter, Lauren Stewart; Jamie Chung as Blink; Blair Redford as Sam, the leader of a group of mutants in hiding; Emma Dumont as Lorna Dane/Polaris; Burn Notice's Coby Bell as Jace Turner, Sean Teale as Marcos Diaz/Eclipse (an original mutant) and the image reveals a newcomer to the cast with The Originals star Joseph Morgan who appears to be playing Eclipse.

According to the character name cards on their names, it looks like Morgan and Teale will be playing Eclipse. Here's the description of Eclipse:

A natural rebel compelled by circumstances to cooperate with others, Marcos is a passionate and strong-willed fighter who sometimes lets his emotions overrule reason. His alter ego, Eclipse, who possesses the ability to absorb and manipulate photons, is a newly created mutant for this expanded X-Men universe.

Matt Mix, who's serving as executive producer, wrote the pilot episode that Bryan Singer is set to direct. X-Men movie producer/writer, Jim Chory, Head of Marvel TV Jeph Loeb, and Bryan Singer will also be executive producers of the show.

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