FOX has announced the official premiere dates for their three comic book-based series Gotham, The Gifted, and Lucifer. Gotham will move to a new time slot at Thursdays at 9 PM, debuting its fourth season premiere on Thursday, September 28. The Lucifer and The Gifted premiere date is set for October 2, with Lucifer airing Mondays at 8 PM and The Gifted following at 9.
The Gifted tells the emotional story of a suburban couple whose ordinary lives are rocked by the sudden discovery that their 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.
Set within the “X-Men” universe, the series stars Stephen Moyer (Shots Fired, True Blood), Amy Acker (Person of Interest), Natalie Alyn Lind (Gotham) and Percy Hynes White (Night at the Museum 3) as the Strucker family. Also featured in the series are Sean Teale (Reign) as Eclipse/Marcos Diaz; Jamie Chung (Gotham) as Blink/Clarice Ferguson; Emma Dumont (Aquarius) as Polaris/Lorna Dane; Blair Redford (Satisfaction) as Thunderbird/John Proudstar; and Coby Bell (Burn Notice) as Sentinel Services Agent Jace Turner. The series is written by Matt Nix (Burn Notice), directed by Bryan Singer (the X-Men franchise”) and executive-produced by Nix, Singer, Lauren Shuler Donner and Simon Kinberg (X-Men: Apocalypse, X-Men: Days of Future Past) and Marvel’s Jeph Loeb and Jim Chory.