Star World to premiere Marvel’s ‘The Gifted’ S1 on 26 July

MUMBAI: English GEC Star World will premiere the season 1 of ‘The Gifted’ on 26 July. The series will air during weekdays at 9 pm. ‘The Gifted’ is the latest superhero TV show from the blockbuster-producing studio Marvel that is a spin-off of the cult favourite X-Men movie franchise.

In the series, the X-Men do not exist anymore and the anti-mutant sentiment is running high amongst people and the government. This family adventure series tells the emotional 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.

While the series has introduced a variety of new and exciting mutants such as Thunderbird who has super strength, foresight, and heightened senses and Polaris who is Magneto’s daughter and much like him, has the power to manipulate magnetism.

The cast comprises of True Blood and The Bastard Executioner fame, Stephen Moyer, Person of Interest star Amy Ackers, Once Upon a Time, The Hangover, Gotham fame Jamie Chung, Skyler Samuels of Scream Queens and The Duff fame among others. Each episode of the series is directed by a host of renowned filmmakers such as X-Men movie’s creator, Bryan Singer, Lost and Private Practice creators Karen Gaviola, NYPD Blue director, Steven DePaul, Jessica Jones director Liz Friedlander and more.

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