Last month it was announced that Elena Satine will be portraying the character of Beautiful Dreamer in the upcoming X-Men series The Gifted, and now we have word on the casting of another Morlock.
Actor Jermaine Rivers (MacGyver) has announced on Instagram that he has joined the Marvel Television-produced series in the role of Shatter. Created by Geoff Johns and making his first appearance in Morlocks #1, Shatter possesses crystal-like skin, and has a cracked depression on the side of his head from a failed suicide attempt following the manifestation of his mutant abilities.
Action-adventure family drama THE GIFTED, from Marvel, tells the story of a suburban couple whose ordinary lives are rocked by the sudden discovery that 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.
The Gifted is set to premiere on Fox on Monday, October 2nd, and featured a cast that includes Stephen Moyer (True Blood), Amy Acker (Person of Interest), Natalie Alyn Lind (Gotham), Emma Dumont (Pretty Little Liars), Jamie Chung (Gotham), Blair Redford (Switched at Birth), Sean Teale (Incorporated), Coby Bell (Burn Notice), Joseph Morgan (The Originals), Elena Satine (Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.), Garret Dillahunt (The Guest Book) and Jermaine Rivers (MacGyver).