Last year, my choice for best and most original new show was FX’s Legion, created by Fargo’s Noah Hawley. The Marvel property tells the story of David Haller (Dan Stevens), an immensely strong mutant with a bevy of powers not fully recognized yet, but including telekinesis, pyrokinesis, and telepathy. The show, which ran for 8 episodes in the Spring, covered David’s battles within and around his own mind, battling the Shadow King (Aubrey Plaza) and secret government agents trying to use his powers for themselves. The show featured stunning cinematography and special effects and was as visually stimulating as it was fascinating for its incredible writing and characters. While Plaza stuck out and deserved an Emmy nomination for Best Supporting Actress, the rest of the cast, including Rachel Keller, Bill Irwin, Jean Smart, Jemaine Clement, and Amber Midthunder, was excellent as well. In a world populated with superheroes, Legion stood above all. Now, a trailer has been released for Season 2, which premieres on this April.
Watch the trailer here below, along with a short promo spot.
In the trailer, we get a breakdown of our own delusions thanks to Plaza, who just owns this character. What’s coming is very very real!
In the short spot, we see mere glimpses into David and Syd’s future and the challenges they face. As a huge fan of this series, I am glad nothing was given away here.
If you missed Legion, you could download all of Season 1 on Amazon Prime now. Season 2 debuts on Tuesday April 3, 2018 only on FX.
If your reality is a delusion, then a delusion is your reality. Legion Season 2 premieres Tuesday, April 3rd at 10 PM ET/PT on FX. Based on the Marvel Comics by Chris Claremont and Bill Sienkiewicz, Legion is the story of “David Haller” (Dan Stevens), a man who believed himself to be schizophrenic only to discover that he may actually be the most powerful mutant the world has ever seen.
Legion Season 2 “All In Your Head” Teaser (HD)
Legion Season 2 “No Secrets” International Promo (HD)