FOX’s X-Men Series ‘The Gifted’ Canceled After Two Seasons

/Film | 4/18/2019 | Ethan Anderton
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Now that Disney has taken over the properties of 20th Century Fox, fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe are excited to see characters like the X-Men, Fantastic Four and Deadpool back home at Marvel Studios. But that means the other Marvel Comics properties are becoming obsolete. The X-Men film franchise is ending with Dark Phoenix this summer, and it appears the Fox television series The Gifted is following suit, because FOX has canceled the series after two seasons.

News of The Gifted being canceled comes from Deadline. The report points out there’s a chance the series could still be saved by Disney by being moved to Freeform or Hulu, where the Marvel’s shows Cloak and Dagger and Runaways respectively have a home. But at the same time, there have been no real discussions about saving the show anywhere, so don’t count on it.

Gifted - Family - Run - Parents - Teenage

The Gifted followed a suburban family forced to go on the run when the parents learn that their teenage son and daughter have mutant powers. They team up with an underground network of mutants and try to survive as they’re pursued by government agents and assorted bad guys. But within the mutant group arose dissension, creating even more conflict. The series shared a tangential connection to the X-Men films by taking place in an alternate universe where the famous mutants have disappeared and no one...
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