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After Beauty and the Beast, Dan Stevens lands TV show on X-Men’s Legion

tv Updated: Jun 02, 2016 14:50 IST
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Dan Stevens in an early promotional image from the show.(FX)

An X-Men TV series titled Legion is officially happening and will have Dan Stevens playing Professor Charles Xavier’s son.

The series also stars Aubrey Plaza and Jean Smart, reported Entertainment Weekly.

Dan Stevens rose to fame with his performance in hit period drama Downton Abbey. (iTV)

The story revolves around David Haller, who was diagnosed as schizophrenic, and struggled with perceived mental illness for years.

The drama is from Fargo creator Noah Hawley.

Read: Beauty and the Beast trailer- Emma Watson returns to epic fantasy

Dan is also currently busy with shooting for the live-action version of Disney’s Beauty and The Beast with Emma Watson. (Twitter)

“Marvel Television is thrilled to not only have our first partnership with FX go to series, but working with the enormously talented Noah Hawley makes it even better.

“From the first time we heard Noah’s vision to his exceptional script and cast through the extraordinary filming of the pilot, we knew the series would be incredible,” executive producer Jeph Loeb.

Legion begins shooting this summer and will air in early 2017.

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