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David Haller is a troubled young man diagnosed as schizophrenic, but after a strange encounter, he discovers special powers that will change his life forever.

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Noah Hawley
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Series cast summary:
Dan Stevens ...  David Haller 20 episodes, 2017-2019
Rachel Keller ...  Syd Barrett 20 episodes, 2017-2019
Aubrey Plaza ...  Lenny Busker 20 episodes, 2017-2019
Bill Irwin ...  Cary Loudermilk 20 episodes, 2017-2019
Jeremie Harris ...  Ptonomy Wallace 20 episodes, 2017-2019
Amber Midthunder ...  Kerry Loudermilk 20 episodes, 2017-2019
Jean Smart ...  Dr. Melanie Bird 19 episodes, 2017-2018
Jemaine Clement ...  Oliver Bird 16 episodes, 2017-2018
Hamish Linklater ...  Clark 14 episodes, 2017-2018
Navid Negahban ...  Amahl Farouk 12 episodes, 2018-2019
Katie Aselton ...  Amy Haller 12 episodes, 2017-2018
Quinton Boisclair Quinton Boisclair ...  Devil with the Yellow Eyes 9 episodes, 2017-2018
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Legion, based on the Marvel Comics by Chris Claremont and Bill Sienkiewicz, is the story of David Haller (Dan Stevens), a troubled young man who may be more than human. Diagnosed as schizophrenic as a child, David has been in and out of psychiatric hospitals for years. Now in his early 20's and free once again, David loses himself in the rhythm of the structured regimen of daily life: breakfast, lunch, dinner, therapy, medications, sleep. David spends the rest of his time in companionable silence alongside his chatterbox friend Lenny (Aubrey Plaza), a fellow patient whose life-long drug and alcohol addiction has done nothing to quell her boundless optimism that her luck is about to change. The pleasant numbness of David's routine is completely upended with the arrival of a beautiful and troubled new patient named Syd (Rachel Keller). Inexplicably drawn to one another, David and Syd share a startling encounter, after which David must confront the shocking possibility that the voices he... Written by FX Networks

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English

Release Date:

8 February 2017 (USA) See more »

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Jean Smart and Rachel Keller both starred in the second season of FX's Fargo. Jean played Floyd Gerhardt who was the grandmother of Rachel's character Simone Gerhardt. Noah Hawley was so happy with their performances that wrote the roles for them. See more »

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A grand adventure
4 March 2017 | by pele2See all my reviews

I'm giving this show ten out of ten because i'm genuinely thrilled every time i see a new episode. You *never* know whats gonna happen and the show keeps f*cking with your mind just enough to keep everything interesting but giving you exactly what you need to keep on waiting for more. Also, it's a freaking beautiful. I could watch it just because it's so perfectly shot. I get that everyone is not gonna like this, but for me this is pure bliss. Every time.


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