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Posted on Thursday, August 9th, 2018 by Fred Topel
Matt Nix was at the Fox party for the Television Critics Association ,so I got to speak with him about season 2 of his X-Men series The Gifted. We’ll bring you the full interview with Nix before the season premiere of the show, but there were a few items that needed to be shared right away.
The Gifted is set in a world where the X-Men have disbanded after rampant mutant persecution. The story revolves around the Strucker family, who found the Mutant Underground after their children manifested powers. In the season finale, Polaris (Emma Dumont) turned full Magneto and brought down a passenger plane to get to an evil senator, and the rest of the underground had to split up and run.
In our conversation, I learned about a new mutant character Nix is creating in season 2 and what’s next for Trask Industries.
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San Diego Comic-Con International has come to an end for another year, and while we covered all of the biggest announcements, panels, and more here at /Film, there were inevitably some trailers and bits of news that slipped through the cracks. As the pop culture world settles back into some semblance of normality, take a look at one last batch of news from Comic-Con 2018, including trailers for new seasons of The Orville, Family Guy, The Gifted, Voltron: Legendary Defender, and more. Read More »
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