For superheroes, though, TV is a tough nut to crack. Right now comic book adaptations absolutely rule the multiplex, with DC and Marvel currently duking it out for supremacy with multiple blockbuster cape flicks out a year, a trend that isn’t likely to change any time soon (they each have movies planned up to the year 2020).
Now Fox are entering the fray, capitalising on the success of Days Of Future Past, which revived their flagging X-Men movie franchise. Is a TV series the right direction to go in, however? How would it actually work? And will their be spandex? Here are ten questions about the X-Men TV show.