The X-Men characters have been very popular in comics and movies for decades. Now, FX is trying a TV series based on the Legion character. Will the Legion TV show be a big success in the ratings? Will it be cancelled or renewed for a second season? Stay tuned.
A science-fiction drama, the Legion TV show is based on the Marvel comics by Chris Claremont and Bill Sienkiewicz. It’s the story of David Haller (Dan Stevens), a troubled young man who may be more than human. David was diagnosed as schizophrenic and has been in and out of psychiatric hospitals for years. While institutionalized, he makes a quick bond with Syd (Rachel Keller). David must confront the shocking possibility that the voices he hears and the visions he sees are the result of him being a mutant. The rest of the FX series cast includes Aubrey Plaza, Bill Irwin, Jeremie Harris, Amber Midthunder, Katie Aselton, and Jean Smart.
3/15 update: the Legion TV series has been renewed for a second season. Details here.
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What do you think? Do you like the Legion TV series on FX? Do you think that it should be cancelled or renewed for a second season?
Watching episode 6 now and typing this….because I really don’t care what’s going on onscreen. I gave it a chance but this is all a load of blabla. Could have expected it, the character was lame in the comics too.
And I like weird **** that makes you think, but this…..nope, doesn’t do it for me. It’s just annoying to watch.
Episode 7 is a ******* masterpiece
This show has become boring and after 4 eps I think I’ll stop. This not a super hero story its just bad all around. Watch Santa Clarita Diet to get a laugh and a relax. Not this.
I loveeeee this show, it better be long lasting 🙁
Okay, so I did watch the episodes on a binge. So I do understand how it is confusing to follow week per week, but… IT IS ACTUALLY AMAZING. If you understand and follow the story, it is very smart, well told, but not obvious. Loved it, Great twist, this show is definitely a keeper to me.