FX is getting in on the X-Men universe action with their own TV spinoff Legion.
Legion has cast Dan Stevens and Aubrey Plaza. In the comics, Legion was David Haller the son of Charles Xavier and one of the most powerful and unique mutants in the Marvel Universe who suffers from multiple personality disorder. Legion the TV show described David as a troubled young man. Check out the character breakdowns below:
DAVID (Dan Stevens) – Diagnosed as schizophrenic at a young age, David is a haunted man, trying to find his way back to sanity, but he’s getting tired and is about to give up when he meets the girl of his dreams.
LENNY (Aubrey Plaza) – David’s friend, who despite a life of drugs and alcohol abuse, knows that any day now her life is gonna turn around, which gives Lenny the likeable energy of the impossible optimist despite her rough demeanor.
MELANIE (Jean Smart) – A nurturing, demanding therapist with a sharp mind and unconventional methods.
SYD (Rachel Keller) – Self-sufficient and street smart, Syd uses her sharp and prickly demeanor to protect her soft core, because even though it makes her a sucker and puts her at risk, she still believes in happily ever after.