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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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Series cast summary:
Dan Stevens ...  David Haller 19 episodes, 2017-2018
Rachel Keller ...  Syd Barrett 19 episodes, 2017-2018
Aubrey Plaza ...  Lenny Busker 19 episodes, 2017-2018
Bill Irwin ...  Cary Loudermilk 19 episodes, 2017-2018
Jeremie Harris ...  Ptonomy Wallace 19 episodes, 2017-2018
Amber Midthunder ...  Kerry Loudermilk 19 episodes, 2017-2018
Jean Smart ...  Dr. Melanie Bird 19 episodes, 2017-2018
Jemaine Clement ...  Oliver Bird 16 episodes, 2017-2018
Hamish Linklater ...  Clark 14 episodes, 2017-2018
Katie Aselton ...  Amy Haller 12 episodes, 2017-2018
Navid Negahban ...  Amahl Farouk 11 episodes, 2018
Quinton Boisclair Quinton Boisclair ...  Devil with the Yellow Eyes 9 episodes, 2017-2018
Jelly Howie ...  Vermillion #1 / ... 8 episodes, 2018
Mackenzie Gray ...  The Eye 8 episodes, 2017
Brittney Parker Rose ...  Vermillion #2 / ... 8 episodes, 2018
Lexa Gluck ...  Vermillion #3 / ... 8 episodes, 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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8 February 2017 (USA) See more »

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The color red (in varying shades) figures predominantly in virtually every scene, either on a character's clothing or in the set itself. This is reminiscent of the same thing in the film "The Sixth Sense." See more »

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Beautiful!!!
9 March 2017 | by nhovenSee all my reviews

If you are wondering whether or not to start watching, DO! Don't listen to these rands who reviewed this terribly because of substance, Carnivàleness (wha?) and plot. They don't understand what is happening, and they don't like it so they are venting their frustrations. Watch the first episode, and if you love not knowing what is happening, and what will happen next, you are in for the best TV series out right now!


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