Fans of Marvel‘s long running allegory for our societies most disenfranchised and marginalized, get hyped! The comic giant is teaming up with Fox to produce a new, untitled TV series based on the world of the X-Men.
The narrative of the show is set to follow two parents as they’re forced by a hostile government to flee their home after it’s discovered their children are mutants. The family then teams up with another group of mutants, whom are forced to live on the outskirts of society, and fight to survive.
The show will be written by Matt Nix, the talent behind Burn Notice, and has X-Men: Apocalypse’s Bryan Singer and Simon Kinberg signed on as executive producers. More excitingly, Jeph Loeb, one of Marvel’s top executives and mind behind some of comics greatest stories, will also be involved.
The announcement of Fox’s untitled X-Men show comes hot on the heels of the networks sister studio, FX, also announcing a deal with Marvel to create a separate show based on the X-Men mythos, titled Legion. FX’s show will centre on Professor Xavier’s son and his rise to become leader of the New Mutants.
There is currently no estimated schedule for Fox’s untitled X-Men project but FX’s Legion is slated to hit screens next year.