I think it’s safe to say that superhero-based TV shows and movies are not going away anytime soon. And with the success of Legion, we might as well make room for a Squirrel Girl movie at some point. But that’s neither here nor there. Real World alum Jamie Chung has been cast as the mutant Blink in Bryan Singer’s X-Men pilot for FOX. Per Variety:
Another X-Men character has been cast in Fox’s Marvel pilot from Matt Nix and Bryan Singer.
Jamie Chung will star as Blink, the popular character from the comics with the power of teleportation, Variety has learned.
The untitled action-adventure series is a hot project at Fox with A-listers behind the scenes. Nix penned the pilot and will serve as executive producer with Lauren Shuler Donner, Simon Kinberg, Jeph Loeb, Jim Chory and Bryan Singer, who is on board to direct the pilot.
The pilot from 20th Century Fox TV and Marvel Television 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.
Things are shaping up nicely for Bryan Singer’s X-Men pilot. But let’s hope we get more of this:
…and less of this: