After 17 years of the X-Men movie universe, Fox are finally branching out into the medium of television of with FX’s new prestige drama, Legion. Starring Dan Stevens (Downton Abbey, Beauty and the Beast), the series follows David Haller – a schizophrenic psychiatric patient who finds out that he’s actually one of the most powerful mutants in the world. We’ve only seen one episode so far, but we have to say, we’re pretty damn impressed with it.
Right now, you might be thinking, “another TV series based off a comic book? Really? I think I’ll give it a miss.” If that’s the case, then we’re here to tell you that you need to rethink your life choices and watch Legion right away. While it might be early days – there’s Iron Fist, The Defenders and The Inhumans still to come – it could just turn out to be the must-watch comic book show of 2017. Yes, it’s that good.
If you need more convincing, read on for 10 reasons why you should be watching FX’s newest show. Trust us, this is one series that you do not want to miss.