Posts tagged with "Legion"

BUZZ News Shorts: The Exorcist, Batman V Superman, Big Hero 6 & More

BUZZ News Shorts: The Exorcist, Batman V Superman, Big Hero 6 & More
••• Ben Daniels (House Of Cards) and Alfonso Herrera (Sense8) have been cast as series regulars Fox’s The Exorcist TV pilot.  Daniels will play as Father Marcus, whom Fox calls “the intense holy warrior carrying out an occupation that the church no longer acknowledges in public.” Herrera’s character, Father Tomas, is “the warm, selfless and compassionate leader of a small but hearty little church.” Daniels and Herrera join the... 

BUZZ News Shorts: Deadpool, Flatliners, The Dark Tower & More

BUZZ News Shorts: Deadpool, Flatliners, The Dark Tower & More
••• For the record, Deadpool director Tim Miller has confirmed to Collider beyond doubt that the “ship” that’s the location of the big battle at the end of the film is NOT a helicarrier, nosiree no, Mr Marvel movies lawyer person. Though it’s amazing we’re able to understand what he’s saying considering how his tongue seems to be in his cheek. [via ComicBook.com] ••• Diego Luna (Elysium, Y Tu Mamá También, Star Wars: Rogue... 

BUZZ News Shorts: Legion, Alien: Covenant, Taken TV Show & More

BUZZ News Shorts: Legion, Alien: Covenant, Taken TV Show & More
••• Amber Midthunder has been added to the cast of Fargo showrunner Noah Hawley’s new X-Men spin-off TV series Legion. According to Deadline she will play Kerry, a “woman of action with a childlike sense of wonder. A true savant, Kerry has lived a sheltered, but never dull life.” Legion is based on a mutant with multiple personality disorder, each of his different personalities having a different power. Plus, Amber Midthunder – what... 

Downton Actor Dan Stevens To Star As Legion In X-Men TV Spin-Off

Downton Actor Dan Stevens To Star As Legion In  X-Men TV Spin-Off
Dan Stevens, who played Downton Abbey’s cousin Mathew until he was crushed by a car, has nabbed the lead role in Fargo showrunner Noah Hawley’s X-Men TV spin-off series Legion for FX. Stevens will play David, a mutant with multiple personality disorder, with each of his personalities having a different superpower. The official press blurb adds: “Diagnosed as schizophrenic* at a young age, David is a haunted man, trying to find his way back... 

X-Men TV Series Spin-Off Close To Series Pick-Up, Says FX Boss

X-Men TV Series Spin-Off Close To Series Pick-Up, Says FX Boss
Now that FX has ordered a pilot for one of the most interesting X-Men spin-off, Legion (which is being showrun by Fargo’s Noah Hawley), the channel’s boss, John Landgraf, seems confident that it will get a series pick-up. Speaking at the Television Critics Association (TCA) winter tour in LA, FX Networks CEO Landgraf enthused, “I’m pretty optimistic about Legion. The scripts are extraordinary,” going on to point out that FX has a very... 

X-Men Spin-Off Series Legion Casts Fargo Star Rachel Keller

X-Men Spin-Off Series Legion Casts Fargo Star Rachel Keller
FX has Fargo season two actress Rachel Keller in the main female role in its new X-Men spin-off series, Legion, which just happens to the new show from Fargo showrunner Noah Hawley. Legion is based on the Marvel comics character David Haller, who suffers from multiple personality disorder, with each of his different personalities having a different power. In the comics he’s the son of Charles Xavier and Israeli Holocaust survivor Gabrielle Haller but... 

Legion Showrunner On The Development Of The X-Men TV Spin-Off

Legion Showrunner On The Development Of The X-Men TV Spin-Off
The new Legion TV series will only have limited connections to other shows and films in the X-Men screen universe, reveals showrunner Noah Hawley (Fargo), because it wasn’t even originally conceived as an X-Men show. Talking to TV Insider as Marvel announced the development of both Legion for FX and Hellfire for the Fox network (see here), Hawley says that his show is, “conceived more as a standalone. I don’t want to say too much more... 

Marvel Developing 2 X-Men TV Spin-Offs: Legion & Hellfire Club TV Series

Marvel Developing 2 X-Men TV Spin-Offs: Legion & Hellfire Club TV Series
The creative forces behind the Fargo TV series are making the pilot for an X-Men TV spin-off series Legion for FX, while the US network Fox is developing a separate X-Men spin-off, Hellfire. Fargo showrunner Noah Hawley is produce Legion, a pilot based on the troubled, superpowered son of Charles Xavier, David Haller (although it’s unclear as yet if that family relationshop will be made explicit in the show). Having struggled with mental illness... 

Willa Holland (Thea Queen) announced for MCM London Comic Con

Willa Holland (Thea Queen) announced for MCM London Comic Con
With the event now under a month away the guests for MCM London Comic Con are coming thick and fast. The latest announcement see’s the addition of Arrow star, Willa Holland added to this growing list. Currently playing Thea Queen on the hit CW series, this talented young actress has been in front of one camera or another since the age of seven. She has appeared in a shows such as The OC and Gossip Girl, and movies such as Legion and Tiger Eyes.... 

MCM London Comic Con October 2014 Guests (So Far)

MCM London Comic Con October 2014 Guests (So Far)
  With September now almost over, it is truly shocking how fast the year is coming to a close. Before the year is out, however, there’s still plenty to look forward to, with the coming month heralding one particularly big event: MCM London Comic Con October 2014! As we all know, with big events come big guests, and to whet the appetites of potential attendees, several of these have already been announced. Below is a selection of those... 
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