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Tonight: “Legion” on FX (2/8/2017)

The time has come for the next round of mutants to arrive and this time its on the small screen with the created for FX television show “Legion”. Check out the official poster along with some cast and brief premise below.

The Premise:
David Haller was diagnosed with schizophrenia at a young age, and has been a patient in various psychiatric hospitals since. After Haller has an encounter with a fellow psychiatric patient, he is confronted with the possibility that there may be more to him than mental illness. (thanks Wiki).

The Cast/Characters:
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
Bill Irwin as Cary Loudermilk

PiercingMetal Thoughts: I originally said how I was on the fence about this show and for the most part I still am but since the first season is only eight episodes and “Bones” will be ending in the coming weeks I probably have sufficient room on the DVR to give it a shot. In my post about the trailer (see HERE if you missed the trailer) I said the following “I didn’t “love” the most recent “X-Men: Apocalypse” film that was released and really think the time is now for these properties to return to Marvel so more interplay can be done for the fans of these characters. Don’t even get me started on the horrific “Fantastic Four” film from 2015 which Fox delivered to scores of negative reviews. Marvel Studios is on the winning path with their legendary heroes and I think all need to be under one umbrella at this point. Now as far as Legion goes as a character, I never really liked him at all. Sure he is the son of Xavier and has multiple personalities and powers but will that make for a compelling show as much as a possibly interesting comic series?” I guess time has found me a little more open and I wonder what you readers think as well. Will you give it a chance or are you rallying with me proclaiming “Make Mine Marvel Studios”. Hit those comments so I know for sure.

Official Website: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Legion_(TV_series)

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