Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Development News - Marvel Television Sets 'Legion' Adaptation at FX, Developed by 'Fargo's Noah Hawley

Development News - October 14, 2015

FX's Legion.

  • The cable network has ordered a pilot for drama Legion based on the comic book character of the same name. Fargo showrunner Noah Hawley will write the pilot, as well as executive produce with Lauren Shuler Donner, Bryan Singer, Simon Kinberg, Jeph Loeb, Jim Chory and John Cameron. FX Productions and Marvel Television will produce. Since he was a teenager, David Haller 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. The character first appeared in New Mutants #25 in March 1985.