FX renews the mind-bending Legion for a Second Season

It’s been garnering rave reviews from critics and fans alike for its mind bendingly psychological twists and turns, so it’s no surprise that FX has announced that Legion will return for a second season in 2018.

The show helmed by Emmy and Golden Globe winning creator and executive producer Noah Hawley, delves into the life and particularly the mind of David Haller (Dan Stevens). A man who for most of his life believed he was schizophrenic, until it was revealed to him that he wasn’t crazy but was a mutant with superpowers. The show also stars Rachel Keller as Syd Barrett, David’s love interest and someone intent on discovering what is really going on with him. And also Aubrey Plaza as the engimatic yet mysterious Lenny, who may not be exactly who she seems to be.

“The first season of Legion was a stunning achievement,” said Eric Schrier, President of Original Programming, FX Networks and FX Productions. “More than a new series, Legion is a wholly original take on the superhero genre. Our thanks to Noah Hawley for taking the creative risks and shattering expectations. It’s a privilege to work again with Noah, his producing partners, the outstanding cast and our partners at Marvel Television on another season of Legion.”

“We are thrilled there will be a new season of Legion. Noah’s spectacular take on David Haller and all the other characters he brought to life makes us ache for more. We’re particularly proud of our partners at FX and the success we share on our first TV series together,” added Jeph Loeb, Executive Producer and Head of Marvel Television.

The eight episode Season One is currently airing on FX in Australia, with the sixth episode having just aired on the 16th March, and the season finale slated for Thursday 30 March.
Following the premiere broadcast each Thursday, Legion will be available to watch when you want, via Foxtel on demand on internet connected iQ boxes. You can also stream the series on demand on Foxtel Play or Foxtel Go. Foxtel Go is included with all Foxtel residential and Foxtel Play subscriptions at no extra cost.

Watch new episodes of Legion Season 1 on FX every Thursday at 7:30pm AEDT


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Carina Nilma

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