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‘Legion’ Renewed for Season 3 at FX

Season 2 finale airs June 12

The story of David Haller will continue. “Legion” is getting a third season on FX, the network announced Friday.

“‘Legion’ has redefined the superhero drama and exceeded all expectations as the intensity and revelation build through the second season,” said Eric Schrier, president of original programming for FX Networks and FX productions with Nick Grad.

“We are incredibly proud of Noah Hawley’s achievement and are honored to continue the series as it pushes the boundaries of conventional television storytelling,” Schrier continued. “We are also grateful for the contributions of our executive producers, John Cameron, Lauren Shuler Donner, Simon Kinberg, and Jeph Loeb with Marvel Television, as well as our outstanding cast and crew of this groundbreaking show.”

“Legion” is based on the Marvel comics by Chris Claremont and Bill Sienkiewicz and stars Dan Stevens as David Haller, a man who thought he was schizophrenic but is actually a powerful mutant. Season 2 has seen David take on the Shadow King, aka Amahl Farouk (Navid Negahban), a parasite that has been haunting David since he was a kid. The drama also stars Rachel Keller, Jean Smart, Jeremie Harris, Amber Midthunder, Bill Irwin, Aubrey Plaza and Jemaine Clement.

“Legion” is executive produced by Hawley and John Cameron, Lauren Shuler Donner, Simon Kinberg, and Jeph Loeb. Writer Nathaniel Halpern co-executive produces. The drama is produced by FX Productions and Marvel Television, with FXP handling the physical production.

The Season 2 finale will air on June 12 at 10 p.m. on FX.