About the Show [Debut Season] Apr 24, 2011 4:42:46 GMT -6
Post by Aimee Nicole on Apr 24, 2011 4:42:46 GMT -6
Genre: Action, Superhero
Features: Some language, violence, MAY contain mature/adult content
Tagline: Sworn to protect a world that rejects them.
Premiere Date: May 24th, 2011
Since their existence was discovered, mutants have been met with fear and hatred. All of the world, a debate has raged; are mutants the next link in the evolutionary chain or are they simply a new species of humanity, fighting for their share of the world? Regardless, it is a known historical fact that sharing the world has never, ever, been humanity's defining characteristic.
It was out of this fact that professor Charles Xavier (Patrick Stewart), a college prep Intro to Genetics teacher at Midtown High School, decided that it was time to found a safe haven for the mutant youth. A student in his class, an inhuman, by the name of Melanie Haestrom (Missy Peregrym), caught his eye as the one who could help him. As an advocate against Humanity First, a well-known anti-mutant group, and as the costumed super heroine Spider-Girl, she was the perfect candidate. Funded by his business partner and old friend Euphoria Solstice (Scarlett Johansson), Xavier's School for Gifted Youngsters was created. A school that doubled as a safe haven for mutants to learn both academically and with their abilities as well as a training grounds for his team of crime-fighting mutants: the X-Men.
But he isn't the only one bringing mutants together. Mystique (Evangeline Lilly) has a less peaceful method of uniting mutants in the face of an world that doesn't accept them. She wants to lead an anti-human effort with the idea of mutant superiority. To carry out her plans she creates the Brotherhood, consisting of mutants that would rather create a larger rift between mutants and humanity than to close the gap like Xavier's X-Men.
But there is more at work than just the mutant cause. Norman Osborn (Willem Dafoe) has a vendetta against Spider-Girl that rages far deeper than what it seems. His company, Oscorp, isn't doing well and he blames the costumed heroine for all of his issues, driving himself to believe that she is his one and only obstacle and her team of mutants is just as much responsible as she is. But even with the rise of the Green Goblin, there are more super villains waiting to take down New York's newest super team and it's only a matter of time before they strike.