Fox has ordered an untitled pilot that takes place within the X-Men Universe which will be co-produced by Marvel Television. Matt Nix, who is best known as the creator of USA’s Burn Notice is set to write and executive produce the pilo
The pilot is described as focusing on two ordinary parents who discover their children possess mutant powers. Forced to go on the run from a hostile government, the family joins up with an underground network of mutants and must fight to survive.
This is the second Marvel X-Men series to be produced. Fox’s sister cable channel FX will debut Legion on February 8.
Lauren Shuler Donner, Bryan Singer, Simon Kinberg, Jeph Loeb and Jim Chory are also on board to executive produce the Fox pilot.