David Haller: Since he was a teenager, David has struggled with mental illness. Diagnosed as schizophrenic, David has been in and out of psychiatric hospitals for years. But after a strange encounter with a fellow patient, he's confronted with the possibility that the voices he hears and the visions he sees might be real. He's based on the Marvel comics character Legion, the son of X-Men founder Charles Xavier
Series Fun Facts
- In an interview with Collider, producer Simon Kinberg compared this series to Breaking Bad.
- The show is part of the X-Men cinematic universe as it will connect to future films while acting as a standalone installment of the series similar to Agents of Shield (2013).
- This will be the second FX series from Noah Hawley. The first series is Fargo.