Get into Dan Stevens’ head in FX’s ‘Legion’ trailer


If you hadn’t figured it out from The Guest, Dan Stevens is about as far from Downton Abbey as can be. 

Stevens stars in FX’s upcoming sci-fi drama Legion, and it’s densely packed with action, effects and mind-bending visuals — the opposite, in every way, from his most famous TV role.

In this war, he’s the key. Watch the latest trailer for Legion, the new original series from FX and @Marvel. Premieres 2/8#LegionFX

— Legion (@LegionFX) December 5, 2016

Legion exists in the same universe as X-Men, where the human race is “evolving,” manifesting new powers and abilities. Stevens plays David Haller, a mutant mistakenly placed in a psychiatric facility (his father is one Charles Xavier).  Read more…

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‘Days of Future Past’ changed X-Men history from comic to film


Comic book movies have become so frequent that by now we mostly accept that they’re moving beyond origin stories (with the sadly notable exception of Amazing Spider-Man) to tackle the plot lines of specific issues within various comic book series.

X-Men: Days of Future Past is based on two 1981 issues of the Uncanny X-Men series. Our CineFix series, What’s the Difference, explores how the comic book (and the weighty X-Men lore that comes with it) was neatly streamlined into a motion picture.

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