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Legion 

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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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2019   2018   2017  
Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 2 wins & 28 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Dan Stevens ...  David Haller 27 episodes, 2017-2019
Rachel Keller ...  Syd Barrett 27 episodes, 2017-2019
Aubrey Plaza ...  Lenny Busker 27 episodes, 2017-2019
Bill Irwin ...  Cary Loudermilk 27 episodes, 2017-2019
Jeremie Harris ...  Ptonomy Wallace 27 episodes, 2017-2019
Amber Midthunder ...  Kerry Loudermilk 27 episodes, 2017-2019
Hamish Linklater ...  Clark / ... 22 episodes, 2017-2019
Jean Smart ...  Dr. Melanie Bird / ... 20 episodes, 2017-2019
Navid Negahban ...  Amahl Farouk 19 episodes, 2018-2019
Jemaine Clement ...  Oliver Bird 15 episodes, 2017-2019
Katie Aselton ...  Amy Haller 12 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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Originally, Noah Hawley could not direct the finale because he was too busy with the post-production of his feature film Lucy in the sky, but when the director hired to do so, Daniel Sackheim, had to back out, the cast of the show convinced him to direct it. Because he was still very busy, he ended up directing only some scenes, while the rest of the episode was helmed by John Cameron. See more »

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The world is not ready
16 July 2019 | by mabcam79See all my reviews

This is one of the most creative, intelligent, visually unique works of art in entertainment. Shows like this should last years with the amazing story telling it imagines. Hope the same team worx up another original. We need it in this word of reboots and retellings of the same old stories.


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8 February 2017 (USA) See more »

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