This season will deal with the aftermath of the season 1 finale, where a group of the Mutant Underground joined the Hellfire Club. It will also dive more into the Purifiers while introducing another group of mutants known as the Morlocks.
Season 2 will consist of a 6 month time jump. The season will pick up with Polaris about to give birth, Entertainment Weekly reports.
Official Synopsis Edit
The 20th Century Fox Television/Marvel series picks up after the explosion of the Atlanta Station. The Mutant Underground search for their friends and family who left with The Inner Circle. Having tracked them outside of Washington, D.C., they must contend with new groups with extreme ideologies, both human and mutant alike, to stave off a brewing conflict.
|1||eMergence||Matt Nix||Robert Duncan McNeill||September 25, 2018|
|Reeva Payge purges the Inner Circle of those who disagree with her, leaving her completely in charge. Then, fast-forward six months, when the Mutant Underground saves a girl, but not her family, from a Sentinel raid. Against the group's wishes, Eclipse and Caitlin meet with a criminal hacker to get info on the Inner Circle. Meanwhile, Polaris prepares for the birth of her baby, her contractions magnetizing anything metal and wreaking havoc. She also makes Andy promise to save the baby, no matter what.|
|2||unMoored||Rashad Raisani||Steven DePaul||October 2, 2018|
|Thunderbird contacts a mutant lawyer who recruited him to the Underground years ago, hoping she can help him find the Inner Circle. Lauren and Andy have a shared dream, which distracts Andy from his training and prompts Reeva to consider cutting her losses with him, which, in turn, makes Andy second-guess his separation from his sister. Meanwhile, Reed must keep a huge secret from the group and Jace picks up the mutants' trail again.|
|3||coMplications||Michael Horowitz||Michael Goi||October 9, 2018|
|Polaris' baby begins to suffer from a deadly illness, leaving the Inner Circle unable to heal her, and prompting them to turn to an unexpected source for help. Meanwhile, Reed and Lauren take an excursion to deliver illegal meds, but Reed's powers complicate their plans. Then, Thunderbird and Blink meet the leader of the Morlocks - a shadowy group of mutants that live underground - who offers to help them find the Inner Circle, but the two factions may not have the same goals.|
|4||outMatched||Marta Gené Camps||Deran Sarafian||October 16, 2018|
|The Struckers, minus Andy, begin to rebuild their broken trust, while Thunderbird, Blink and Eclipse visit Wire, hoping to convince him to help again. When they get there, Wire’s brother, Graph (guest star Adam David Thompson), fights them, thinking they are responsible for Wire’s death. They knock him out and bring him back to the clinic. When he won’t help, Caitlin convinces him by using a drug to forcibly send Graph into withdrawal. He discovers that the Inner Circle is on the way to raid a mutant detention facility, so the group moves to intercept. Meanwhile, Jace is contacted by a member of the Purifiers.|
|5||afterMath||Melissa R. Byer & Treena Hancock||Scott Peters||October 30, 2018|
|As Caitlin and Thunderbird struggle to save the life of a mutant injured in the Inner Circle's chaotic liberation of a psychiatric hospital, they discover clues to the identity of the powerful mutant Polaris and Andy were sent to retrieve. Meanwhile, as Jace joins up with the Purifiers to chase down the escaped mutants, he comes dangerously close to colliding once again with the Mutant Underground.|
|6||iMprint||Dawn Kamoche & Ariella Blejer||Michael Goi||November 6, 2018|
|The Inner Circle prepares for a secret ambush, but Polaris is reluctant to join and Reeva tasks Esme with getting Polaris on board. Esme confides in Polaris, revealing her and her sisters' troublesome past. Meanwhile, Thunderbird trains Reed on controlling his powers and The Purifiers attack The Mutant Underground as they attempt to rescue a group of homeless mutants.|
|7||no Mercy||Brad Marques||Nina Lopez-Corrado||November 13, 2018|
|Reeva reveals her plans for a major mission for the Inner Circle to secure some needed funds. Meanwhile, the Mutant Underground must contend with Reed's unstable powers, hoping that some medical help from Caitlin and Lauren will keep his destruction in check. Also, Jace is introduced to Benedict Ryan, a well-connected public figure who supports the efforts of the Purifers, but the two may not see eye-to-eye. Then, Thunderbird finally confronts Blink about her dealings with Erg, after weeks of tension over their meeting.|
|8||the dreaM||TBA||TBA||November 27, 2018|
|In attempts to stabilize Reed's powers, Reed, Caitlin and Lauren meet with Dr. Risman, a doctor who treats patients with debilitating X genes. However, Lauren finds out Dr. Risman is not who she thought she was. Following the Inner Circle's bank ambush, Thunderbird and Blink continue to work together to chase them down. Meanwhile, Polaris reflects on her troubled relationship with her father and takes steps to protect Dawn from the Inner Circle.|
- Skyler Samuels was promoted to series regular on January 11, 2018.
- The writers room opened on April 25, 2018
- On May 14, during FOX upfronts, it was announced that The Gifted would be airing in a new time slot, on Tuesdays at 8/7c.
- Filming began on May 30, 2018 and end in November 2018.
- Some of the cast and crew attended 2018's San Diego Comic-Con panel. The panel took place at 2:30-3:15 pm on Saturday in Ballroom 20 at the convention. Panelists will include Matt Nix, Jeph Loeb, Stephen Moyer, Sean Teale, Jamie Chung, Emma Dumont, Blair Redford, Natalie Alyn Lind and Skyler Samuels.