Syfy Orders Pilot Based on Supernatural Film ‘Legion’

"Dominion" is executive produced by the film's director, Scott Stewart

Last Updated: July 24, 2014 @ 11:43 AM

Syfy has given a pilot greenlight to "Dominion," a series based on the 2010 supernatural movie "Legion," a network spokesman told TheWrap.

Executive produced by the film's director, Scott Stewart, "Dominion" takes place 25 years in the future after a war between humans and angels changes the world. It focuses on an unruly young soldier who finds out he is the world's savior.

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Stewart will write and direct the pilot and reunites with "Legion" producers Michael Litvak and David Lancaster, who will serve as executive producers.

Paul Bettany, Lucas Black, Tyrese Gibson, Adrianne Palicki, Kate Walsh and Dennis Quaid starred in "Legion," which grossed $40 million in North America.

The pilot order was first reported by TVLine.