Following the surprisingly refreshing Legion, many X-Men fans are wondering if the upcoming The Gifted will be just as strong, or something more akin to that cringe-inducing Generation X TV movie from the ’90s (who was the villain again? Oh yes, Russel Tresh… of course!).

Either way, this new trailer actually makes the series (which premieres October 2 on Fox) look pretty good, and we get to know characters like Polaris and Thunderbird a little better. Check it out and let us know what you think in the comment space below!