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Bryan Singer’s X-Men TV Series Will Be ‘a Family Drama’

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Bryan Singer’s X-Men TV Series Will Be ‘a Family Drama’

A new “X-Men” television series is on the way. Bryan Singer, who will helm the pilot, revealed a few small details about the project and teased what audiences can expect.

Speaking with Mashable, Singer was asked if there were any new details he was allowed to share about the as-yet-untitled show. “I’ll tell you, it’s very different from [‘Legion’], visually, and yet it’s very different from the ‘X-Men’ films as well,” he shared. “It’s mostly about a family. It’s a family drama. There’ll be effects, powers, and things like that. But at its heart, it’s about a family. It’s an emotional story.”

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Past “X-Men” films have been criticized for lacking this feeling of family. However, if Singer is true to his word, this longstanding element of the “X-Men” franchise might be delivered on the small screen with this new series.

Singer also addressed whether the show will work as a standalone, like “Legion,” or be part of the films’ continuity. “No — standalone. It’s another standalone. That’s our design,” he explained. “We developed it together — not together, but like at the same time.”

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As to whether or not the show will feature any existing “X-Men” characters, he added, “There’ll be some familiar and some unfamiliar.”

Though it recently received a pilot order, Singer’s new “X-Men” show has no announced release date. Starring Dan Stevens, Rachel Keller and Mackenzie Gray, “Legion” will premiere February 8, 2017 on FX.

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