John Ottman and David Buckley are scoring the new Fox drama The Gifted. The show is developed by Matt Nix (APB, Burn Notice) based on Marvel’s X-Men properties and stars Stephen Moyer, Amy Acker, Sean Teale, Jamie Chung, Coby Bell, Emma Dumont, Blair Redford, Natalie Alyn Lind and Percy Hynes White. The series tells the story of a suburban couple whose ordinary lives are rocked by the sudden discovery that their children possess mutant powers. Bryan Singer (X-Men, The Usual Suspects) has directed the pilot episode and is executive producing the 20th Century Fox and Marvel Television production with Nix, Lauren Shuler Donner (DeadpoolLogan), Simon Kinberg (The MartianLogan), Jeph Loeb & Jim Chory (Daredevil, Jessica JonesLegion). Ottman has previously scored (and edited) most of Singer’s features, including X2X-Men: Days of Future Past and X-Men: Apocalypse. He previously collaborated with Buckley (The Good WifeJason Bourne) on the score for Shane Black’s The Nice GuysThe Gifted will premiere tonight and will air Monday nights on Fox. Visit the official show website for updates.

  1. Tor says:

    You mean like Ottman’s doing the pilot and Buckley’s scoring the series, or they’re doing each episode together?

    Wow (if you mean the second one). Ottman doing this, Debney doing “The Orville” and “Young Sheldon”… Just wow.

    • Clausinated says:

      Meanwhile, over at “The Simpsons”, they’ve taken a giant step backwards.

  2. David says:

    Very exciting! Ottman’s X-Men themes are fantastic, I hope he uses them. Side note though, he didn’t score the original X-Men film, that was Michael Kamen.