The Gifted executive producer Matt Nix and pilot director Bryan Singer have offered new information about the show's premise, and how it fits into the larger X-Men film and TV continuity.
"This is a story about mutants that live on the outskirts, and a family on the run," explained Singer. "We have the ability to touch on other aspects of the X-Men universe, but it's not superheroes saving the world. It's people who are disenfranchised."
"This show is all about how our country relates to people who are different," said Nix. "And how people who are different relate to their own country and their own world.
Here's the full video, including some looks at the mutants of The Gifted in action:
The Gifted premieres October 2 on Fox.