Legion: FX Reveals Final Season's Release Date


The third season of FX's X-Men-adjacent television series Legion will begin airing this June, the show's official Twitter page revealed. The series, which is centered around Dan Stevens' immensely-powerful mutant David Haller, first premiered in February 2017.

This announcement came at the tail-end of a series of live tweets from the Legion panel at this year's TCA event, during which the series' cast and crew hinted at what fans can expect from what we now know will be their final season.

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In the show's final season, Harry Lloyd will be joining the series as Professor X, the founder of the X-Men and Haller's father. Stephanie Corneliussen will also joining the show as Legion's mother, Gabrielle Haller.

Series creator/showrunner Noah Hawley teased that this season would determine Haller's ultimate fate, "The question is can [David] get back to some good place, or is he gone for good."

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Moreover, Aubrey Plaza and Navid Negahban, who play the closely-related Lenny Busker and the Shadow King, respectively, revealed that fans will be treated to a new side of these characters.

"In this season [Lenny] had a second chance at real life," said Plaza.

Additionally, series newcomer Lauren Tsai, who will play the mysterious character Switch, expressed her feelings about working on Legion during its final go-round, saying, "It's been an incredible honor and joy to work with this team."

Legion returns to FX in June 2019. The series stars Dan Stevens, Rachel Keller, Jean Smart, Bill Irwin, Amber Midthunder, Jeremie Harris, Aubrey Plaza, Jemaine Clement, Hamish Linklater and Navid Negahban.

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