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The X-Men are coming back to TV thanks to Marvel and Fox partnership

Marvel and Fox are teaming up to bring the X-Men to television with two new series.

Hellfire and Legion are currently in development for the Fox and FX networks, respectively.

The 1960s-set Hellfire will focus on the eponymous club which was featured in X-Men: First Class and whose millionaire members are bent on conquering the world. One special agent is on the case after discovering that "a power-hungry woman with extraordinary abilities" is leading the charge, according to Variety.

Hellfire is still in development, whereas Legion is already at the pilot phase. The FX project will star the title character otherwise familiar to X-Men fans as Professor Charles Xavier's son. Noah Hawley, who currently runs Fargo for the network, will spearhead the series.

Fox execs first announced plans to bring the classic superhero franchise to television back in August. Getting Marvel to agree to the proposed TV projects was the final hurdle, which has now apparently been cleared.

As these series are still in the production phase, no airdate has yet been announced. Previous television roles for the gifted youngsters included a slew of animated series, most recently Marvel Anime: X-Men, as well as the made-for-TV film Generation X.

X-Men fans can look forward to the next big-screen adaptation of the comic book series, X-Men: Apocalypse, in the meantime. That film will come to theaters on May 27, 2016.

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