The Gifted will explore its connection with the X-Men films when Polaris (Emma Dumont) learns about her lineage as the daughter of one of the most powerful and controversial mutants ever – Magneto. The new FOX TV series officially premiered last week and was largely well-received by critics. Coupled with solid viewer ratings, that is a good sign for the remaining episodes in the show’s debut season.

The character of Polaris has a long storied history in the world of X-Men comic books. Created by Arnold Drake and Jim Steranko, and introduced in 1968’s X-Men #49, she was one of the first X-Men to join the original five. As powerful as she is, what makes her all the more ...

Click to continue reading The Gifted: Polaris Will Find Out She’s Magneto’s Daughter