Watch The First Trailer For Fox’s X-MEN TV Series, THE GIFTED

Ehhhhhh.

Last night, Fox unveiled the first trailer for its upcoming X-series, The Gifted. Executive produced by Bryan Singer (who also directed the pilot) and written by Burn Notice's Matt Nix, the series looks...

Well, here: watch the trailer and see what you think.

The Gifted doesn't look bad, per se, but it does feel uninspired. It also feels more than a little stale, and particularly so in the wake of Noah Hawley's Legion, the other X-series arrived on FX earlier this year. That series is a full-blown mind trip, stuffed to the gills with amazing visuals, go-for-broke performances and a satisfyingly twisty narrative that revealed itself over the course of the show's first season. The Gifted looks like about half a dozen other things I've already seen.

Oh, well. Here's hoping the series (which stars Stephen Moyer, Amy Acker, Sean Teale, Jamie Chung, and more) has something more up its sleeve for us. The Gifted hits Fox sometime this fall.

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