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First Look: Grace Byers Joins “The Gifted” For Season 2

The former “Empire” regular joins the cast of fellow FOX drama “The Gifted.”

The Gifted | Steve Dietl/FOX

With the fall TV series quickly approaching, the networks are beginning to share promotional photos for their shows.

FOX recently entered the fray by sharing a first look at the season premiere of “The Gifted.”

In addition to Skyler Samuels (Esme Frost), Percy Hynes White (Andy) and Emma Dumont (Lorna), the photo features new cast member Grace Byers. Byers, who spent four years on FOX’s “Empire,” will be joining “The Gifted” for its second season.

Byers will play Reeva Payge, “a smart, charming, authoritative, elegant, beautiful woman who is ruthless in her efforts to fight for her people. She leads an elite band of followers and has a soft spot for her new recruits, but is still capable of extreme violence in defense of her vision.”

She, like The Frosts, Andy and Lorna, is part of The Inner Circle.

Season two of “The Gifted” premieres on September 25. The first-look photo follows:

THE GIFTED: L-R: Reeva Payge (Grace Byers, R), Esme Frost (Skyler Samuels), Andy Strucker (Percy Hynes White) and Polaris/Lorna Dane (Emma Dumont) in the “eMergence” season two premiere episode of THE GIFTED airing Tuesday, Sept. 25 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. ©2018 Fox Broadcasting Co. Cr: Steve Dietl/FOX

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