X-MEN: APOCALYPSE Helmer Bryan Singer Will Direct Pilot Episode Of Fox's Upcoming X-MEN Drama

X-MEN: APOCALYPSE Helmer Bryan Singer Will Direct Pilot Episode Of Fox's Upcoming X-MEN Drama

Following the news that Fox has picked up Matt Nix's upcoming X-Men family drama for a pilot episode, it has now been revealed that Bryan Singer will return to the franchise to direct the premiere..

After the mixed response to X-Men: Apocalypse, most of us assumed that Bryan Singer would move on from the franchise, especially as he's lined up 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea as his next project. Well, according to The Hollywood Reporter, he's returning to this world sooner than expected as the filmmaker has signed up to take the helm of the pilot episode of Matt Nix's X-Men family drama. 

Singer will also serve as an executive producer, while Nix (Burn Notice) is penning the script and serving as showrunner. Not much is known about the show as of right now, though it has been confirmed that the action-adventure will focus 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. The Sentinels are also expected to play a role here.

The director is obviously no stranger to the world of the X-Men and has previously directed TV shows like House and Battle Creek. Are you excited that he's taking charge here? Let us know down below.
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