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New Legion TV Series in the Works

Jason McDonald 38 Comments

Remember 2010′s “Legion” which starred Paul Bettany and Dennis Quaid? The SyFy channel remembers it and now they want to turn it into a TV series.  You might be thinking “That sounds crazy!” But lets not forget that sometimes a good TV show can be spawned from a mediocre movie.  For example “Stargate” and… Well that’s all I’ve got.

Deadline is reporting that SyFy has greenlit a 90-minute pilot for a series entitled “Dominion.”  The pilot will be based on characters featured in the 2010 movie “Legion.”  The pilot will be directed by Scott Stewart who also wrote and directed the original film.  However, this time Vaun Wilmott (“Sons of Anarchy”) will be doing the writing.

Deadline describes the pilot as an “epic supernatural action drama set 25 years in the future after a war between an army of angels and mankind has transformed the world.  It follows the perilous journey of a rebellious young soldier who discovers he’s the unlikely savior of humanity.”

The source material isn’t stellar, but I’m interested in seeing what a writer like Wilmott can draw out of it.  After all, “Sons of Anarchy” is a pretty intense show.  Also, it’s nice to see SyFy trying to make original shows again and not just banking on reality programs.  Hopefully they’ll keep it up.

New Legion TV Series in the Works

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      1. Ed Clark December 6, 2013 at 1:24 pm

        ummm no….

      2. Jamie Robertson December 6, 2013 at 1:24 pm

        That movie had potential, but it sucked IMO.

        • Tanja Duncan
          Tanja Duncan December 6, 2013 at 6:34 pm

          Really? I liked it :)

        • Chris Owen
          Chris Owen December 6, 2013 at 7:55 pm

          Me too-i thought it was cool!

        • NanaDonna Castello December 7, 2013 at 5:09 am

          I liked it too but I don’t think SyFy will make a show that I will watch. Look at what they did to “Being Human” Canada version. SUCKED.

        • Marc Hughes
          Marc Hughes December 7, 2013 at 7:05 am

          Even though the movie was OK at best they could have maybe salvaged it with a TV show…But if it’s on SYFY it’s going to be god awful trash like 75% of EVERYTHING on SYFY

      3. Shaina N Brent Patterson December 6, 2013 at 1:26 pm

        Wow crazy

      4. Jazel Sanlorenzo December 6, 2013 at 1:29 pm

        I know this movie

      5. Erin Heisenberg December 6, 2013 at 1:29 pm

        That movie was sooo bad. It could have been awesome but they ruined it

      6. Jan Gardner December 6, 2013 at 1:30 pm

        Pfffft

      7. Anthony Daddad Harlan December 6, 2013 at 1:31 pm

        Could be good. Beats the current programming

      8. Debbie Jackson December 6, 2013 at 1:33 pm

        I like it :)

      9. Lujan Cordero December 6, 2013 at 1:35 pm

        Qe Kgazo Jjajaja Ya la Vi A pelii Ta bueno cuando la viejita llega en el auto… :S

      10. Lheo Agron December 6, 2013 at 1:38 pm

        Agatha morales

      11. Andrew Sedlack December 6, 2013 at 1:47 pm

        That old lady was great

      12. Jason Weir December 6, 2013 at 1:50 pm

        Stupid

      13. Acoo C Janong December 6, 2013 at 1:54 pm

        legion

      14. Kyle Lee December 6, 2013 at 2:02 pm

        Love this movie

      15. Joe Tchorzyk December 6, 2013 at 2:02 pm

        SyFy is doing it? It will be shit, like everything else they put out. They should put more wrestling programming on. :/ smh

      16. Marie Phelps December 6, 2013 at 2:05 pm

        i loved that movie i hope that the tv series ail be jutst as good or better

      17. Juan Villanueva December 6, 2013 at 2:22 pm

        The movie sucked balls

      18. Jordan Allen December 6, 2013 at 2:35 pm

        I think the prophecy was way better

      19. Jeff Carthan December 6, 2013 at 2:46 pm

        Only syfy can make something so bad

      20. Dawn Lupton December 6, 2013 at 3:06 pm

        I liked it… could have had more angels with ammunition, but it wasn’t totally bad fare… a tv series? Yep, I’ll watch it…

      21. Deno Kee December 6, 2013 at 3:27 pm

        Its gonna burn!

      22. Peaj Killuminati December 6, 2013 at 3:59 pm

        Dumb.

      23. Nick Clark December 6, 2013 at 4:36 pm

        HA GAYYYYYYYYYYYYYY!

      24. Wilber Peñate December 6, 2013 at 5:36 pm

        No more ZOMBIES!!

      25. Wilber Peñate December 6, 2013 at 5:37 pm

        Please!! Toss some cannibals or something else, but damn it… No more zombies!!

      26. Michael Malott December 6, 2013 at 5:57 pm

        the movie was bad to begin with

      27. Savannah Hameleers December 6, 2013 at 8:06 pm

        what is this movie called again?

      28. Brandon Davis December 6, 2013 at 8:52 pm

        SyFy sucks

      29. Ewan Hoozarmy December 7, 2013 at 12:39 am

        The film was utter shite. I don’t see why this would be different.

      30. Matt Gaboury December 7, 2013 at 1:48 am

        Destined to fail

      31. Travys T Jones December 7, 2013 at 1:59 am

        FAILUREEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE.

      32. Sean Ramaker December 7, 2013 at 3:06 am

        Movie was awful, but given that if it is done CORRECTLY it could be genius.. like Walking Deadish, you know??

      33. Lola Sandoval December 7, 2013 at 4:06 am

        This was the best scene of the movie…then it sunk…TV series?? Naaaahhh

      34. Michael D Stewart December 7, 2013 at 9:03 am

        I’ve got the book by Blatty.