Wednesday, March 15, 2017

FX Renews 'Legion' for Season 2

FX has renewed its original drama series Legion starring Dan Stevens for a second season, it was announced today by Eric Schrier and Nick Grad, Presidents of Original Programming, FX Networks and FX Productions.

The drama stars Dan Stevens, Rachel Keller, Aubrey Plaza, Bill Irwin, Jeremie Harris, Amber Midthunder, Katie Aselton and Jean Smart.

Noah Hawley created the drama. He executive produces with John Cameron, Lauren Shuler Donner, Bryan Singer, Simon Kinberg, Steve Blackman, Jeph Loeb, Jim Chory, Alan Fine, Stan Lee, Joe Quesada and Karim Zreik. FX Productions, Marvel Television, Kinberg Genre, Big Hat Harry Productions, The Donners' Company and 26 Keys Productions produce.

"The first season of Legion was a stunning achievement," said Schier. "More than a new series, Legion is a wholly original take on the superhero genre. Our thanks to Noah Hawley for taking the creative risks and shattering expectations. It's a privilege to work again with Noah, his producing partners, the outstanding cast and our partners at Marvel Television on another season of Legion."

"We are thrilled there will be a new season of Legion. Noah's spectacular take on David Haller and all the other characters he brought to life make us ache for more. We're particularly proud of our partners at FX and the success we share on our first TV series together," added Jeph Loeb, Head of Marvel Television.