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Legion’s Psychic Interpretive Dance Battles Are One of Its Most Brilliant Ideas

Interpretive dance, much like slam poetry, is a polarising art form that people either passionately love or vehemently hate. If you’re someone who falls into the latter camp, then Legion might actually be what convinces you to change your mind. Dance has been a core part of Legion since the very first episode, but it really wasn’t until this week’s season two premiere that the whimsical sequences’ significance really came into focus. Read More >>

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The Man Who Played Legion’s Devil With the Yellow Eyes Lived Every Nerd’s Dream

Quinton Boisclair basically has the dream origin story: he was working in a comic book store when someone making a comic book TV show realised he had the perfect body shape for being a creature. And not only did he get the job, he got to use his knowledge to help teach the makeup artists about his character. Read More >>

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The Bizarre History of Legion, One of Marvel’s Most Powerful Mutants

Tomorrow, Fox launches its first X-Men-inspired TV show: Legion, which follows the seemingly indescribable life of David Haller, a man who thinks he either has vast psychic powers or he’s going insane. But despite some major ties to equally major X-Men characters, Haller—a.k.a. Legion—is relatively unknown. Here’s what you need to know. Read More >>

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Bryan Singer Is Linking the X-Men Movies and TV Shows, Which Seems Like a Bad Idea

Speaking at the Edinburgh Television festival, Bryan Singer said that Legion and the other, unnamed X-Men-based TV show “will relate to future X-Men movies.” This might not work as well as he’s hoping. Read More >>

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FX’s Mutant TV Spin-Off Legion May Be Crazy, But It’s Definitely Fascinating

Legion just telekinetically moved to the top of our “Must-See” list for this Autumn. The Fox show—about David Haller, an incredibly powerful mutant who doesn’t realize the things he sees, hears and does are real—is completely unlike any other Marvel or superhero show, and it looks intriguing as hell. Watch this first trailer and see for yourself. Read More >>