Legion: lead role in new Marvel TV series on FX
News of Dan's new lead role as David Heller in Legion, Marvel's superhero TV series for FX has been announced. Deadline has the details.
Legion introduces the story of David Haller (Stevens), based on the Marvel comics character Legion, the son of X-Men founder Charles Xavier. Since he was a teenager, David has struggled with mental illness. Diagnosed as schizophrenic, he has been in and out of psychiatric hospitals for years. A haunted man, David is getting tired of finding his way back to sanity and is about to give up when he meets the girl of his dreams, a fellow patient. After the strange encounter, he’s confronted with the possibility that the voices he hears and the visions he sees might be real.
According to Collider, production on the pilot begins in March, after which FX will decide whether they’ll order the show to series.
The photo of Dan recently in Milan has been shared by Just Jared.
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