As of today, we are officially two weeks away from the series premiere of the highly anticipated X-Men television show, Legion, which tells the story of David Haller (Dan Stevens) as he struggles with mental illness. Today new cast photos were released from FX featuring the cast of the upcoming Marvel series.
The gallery, which you can catch below features Dan Stevens as David Haller, Aubrey Plaza as Lenny “Cornflakes” Busker, Bill Irwin as Cary Loudermilk, Rachel Keller as Syd Barrett, Jean Smart as Melanie Bird, Jeremie Harris as Ptonomy Wallace, Jermaine Clement as Oliver Bird, Amber Midthunder as Kerry Loudermilk and Bill Irwin as Cary Loudermilk.
“Legion” introduces the story of David Haller: Since he was a teenager, David has struggled with mental illness. Diagnosed as schizophrenic, David has been in and out of psychiatric hospitals for years. But after a strange encounter with a fellow patient, he’s confronted with the possibility that the voices he hears and the visions he sees might be real.”
FX’s Legion, starring Dan Stevens as David Haller, Rachel Keller as Syd Barrett, Jean Smart as Melanie Bird, Aubrey Plaza as Lenny Busker, Jeremie Harris as Ptonomy Wallace, Amber Midthunder as Kerry Loudermilk, Katie Aselton as Amy Haller and Bill Irwin as Cary Loudermilk, premieres on Wednesday, February 8 at 10 PM.
The series is being executive produced by Fargo’s Noah Hawley and John Cameron, along with X-Men film producers Lauren Shuler Donner, Simon Kinberg, X-Men director Bryan Singer, Marvel TV President Jeph Loeb and Jim Chory.
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