Legion: FX picks up pilot to series

Legion: FX picks up pilot to series

Deadline shared the news that Dan's pilot 'Legion' has been picked up by FX to series. 

FX Networks has given an 8-episode order to Legion, its X-Men-themed pilot starring Downton Abbey‘s Dan Stevens. This marks the first live-action cable Marvel series, joining ABC’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and the Netflix package of 4 series. The project, from Fargo‘s Noah Hawley and X-Men team of Lauren Shuler Donner, Bryan Singer and Simon Kinberg, tells the story of a troubled young man. Stevens stars alongside Fargo‘s Rachel Keller and Jean Smart as well as Aubrey Plaza, Jeremie Harris, Amber Midthunder, Katie Aselton and Bill Irwin. Production on the first season of the series, from FX Productions and Marvel Television, will begin this summer in Vancouver for an early 2017 premiere on FX...

...Legion introduces the story of David Haller: Since he was a teenager, David has struggled with mental illness. Diagnosed as schizophrenic, David has been in and out of psychiatric hospitals for years. But after a strange encounter with a fellow patient, he’s confronted with the possibility that the voices he hears and the visions he sees might be real.

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More good news!

It's so good to see Dan taking on so many new challenges - I hope that we will be able to see Legion, and more, in the UK.

so cool :) can't wait!

so cool :) can't wait! you're really putting yourself out there a lot lately! well done. :)

ps sosososo excited to see you in beauty and the beast!

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This looks really good. Hope available in UK. Sure would have wide appeal.

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