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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 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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Country:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

8 February 2017 (USA) See more »

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16:9 HD
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This is the 2nd Marvel project Hamish Linklater has been involved in, the first being Fantastic Four (2004) where he played Leonard, Victor Von Doom's assistant. See more »

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Pretensions are running high in Season 2.
1 May 2018 | by toxicpilgrimSee all my reviews

I enjoyed the first season of Legion. The first season had a tension to its style. There was this uncertainty to reality that kept me fascinated. Every silly, strange surreal moment was like a relief to that tension. By season 2 it feels like the rug has been pulled out from under the show's plot, and they're left dancing in midair with nothing to hold them up but a fun style, dance numbers, and psychedelic rambling.

I'm going to keep watching in hopes that it gets back on track. But if I'm going to just be watching a new song and dance routine in every episode, or another psychedelic gag because "wahaa-wehee-why-not?" then I'm gonna tune out.


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