Fox has given a put pilot commitment to a new Marvel X-Men action-adventure series from writer Matt Nix.

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The untitled project 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.

The series will be produced by 20th Century Fox Television and Marvel Television, with 20th handling physical production. Nix will write the pilot and serve as an executive producer. X-Men‘s Lauren Shuler Donner, Bryan Singer and Simon Kinberg also will serve as executive producers, along with Marvel’s Daredevil and Marvel’s Jessica Jones’ Jeph Loeb and Jim Chory.

Our sister publication Variety first reported the project