Season 2 of The Gifted will premiere on FOX in the United Kingdom on Sunday, October 14th at 9 pm, it has been announced. FOX UK is adding a second prime-time drama series set in the X-Men universe to their slate.
In season two, the ‘Dawn of the Mutant Age’ begins as the Mutant Underground search for their friends and family who left with The Inner Circle from the Hellfire Club.
Having tracked them outside of Washington, D.C., they must contend with new groups with extreme ideologies, both human and mutant alike, to stave off a brewing conflict. Polaris, now nine months pregnant with Eclipse’s baby, is more powerful and dangerous than ever as she begins to embrace her dark side.
This season sees the introduction of The Morlocks, a sewage-dwelling society of outcast mutants, and The Purifiers, a hate group who see themselves in a holy war against the X-Men. Empire’s Grace Byers joins the cast as Reeva Payge, a formidable member of the Hellfire Club.