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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 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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Country:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

8 February 2017 (USA) See more »

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Noah Hawley has hinted at the possibility of Charles Xavier appearing in the series. It is currently unknown if Patrick Stewart or James McAvoy would reprise their roles. Although Patrick Stewart has said that he would "absolutely 100%" reprise his role on the show despite previously claiming that "Logan" (2017) would be his last time portraying the character. See more »

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23 March 2017 | by graham0227See all my reviews

No spoilers. No plot points. You do not need them in a review of this show. Watch it and feel the performances.

Dan Stevens is a force of nature, in this story he literally is & his screen presence is a growing maelstrom. I first knowingly crossed his path in The Guest & have not looked back since (comparable with Matthew McConaughey in Killer Joe). The story is vague & intriguing from the beginning with growing enchantment as the episodes stack-up.

Sure. I'm a comic book geek from the 1980's, but Noah Hawley seems like he has more than his ducks in a row for this project. As SONY/Fox has often mis-stepped with the X- Men and its creative use of characters and story lines, LEGION seems to be avoiding the potholes, while creating a new amalgam of story from the past to forging ahead with a cohesive story.

Aubrey Plaza's performance is delightfully off-beat and maniacal.

I could list the positives for every actor and their character, literally the casting (and execution) seems perfect at this point (through episode seven).

Love it!


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