The X-Men are headed to the small screen.
Fox confirmed on Tuesday that the network has ordered an X-Men-based drama pilot from Burn Notice creator Matt Nix.
The untitled superhero-themed drama will focus on two seemingly ordinary parents who come to find out that their children are imbued with mutant abilities and superpowers.
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Hunted by hostile government agents, the family is forced to go on the lam and team up with a clandestine, underground band of fellow mutants fighting to survive the threat of an authoritarian government.
Producer Lauren Shuler Donner, director Bryan Singer, writer/producer Simon Kinberg, producer Jim Chory and comic book writer Jeph Loeb -- who have all worked on films in the X-Men franchise -- will serve as executive producers on the hotly anticipated pilot.
The last film in the blockbuster franchise, X-Men: Apocalypse, was released in theaters in May 2016.
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