The latest trailer for The Gifted espouses the importance of family in the fight for mutant survival. With Legion earlier this year on FX, Fox finally began bringing X-Men characters to the small screen. The show was a huge hit, praised as one of the best genre series in years. Now, flagship network FOX will take a crack at telling the story of a mutant family on the run in The Gifted. Of course, even within the family things will be difficult for our protagonists.

As we’ve seen in various clips and trailers, most recently during San Diego Comic-Con, one of the parents of the new mutants on the run will be working for the very government agency trying to hunt them down. In the process, he’ll be forced to weigh his allegiances and challenge what he believes. If handled correctly, The Gifted could be a rumination on bigotry and fascism that evokes the ...

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