Marvel Comics and its media leg Marvel Studios is partnering with FX Network. The merger will produce two live-action TV shows based on the X-Men comic series. The shows are expected to drop between 2016-2017.
The president of the FX Network, David Madden, has acclaimed that he is happy and excited to have merged with Marvel so they can bring to their fans via television the captivating X-Men mythology. Madden also said that the characters are too spirited, lively, and even huge to not have a space on TV. They have always wanted to work with this particular team.
Some of the characters have already been confirmed by the director of the series. Some established and famous X-Men characters will star alongside newly-created characters of the franchise, according to International Business Times.
Apart from this, FX and Marvel have been working together on another series named “Legion.” The said show will be sort of a prodigal son, X-Men style.
According to Globe News Wire, in “Legion,” the lead David Haller has been found out to suffer from schizophrenia, a prolonged disease. It is soon found out that it is not the disease but the special powers which make him have these different personalities.
The chief of the FX Network has also said that it is a pride to work with Marvel for the series “Legion.” According to him, the TV Series, “Fargo,” by Hawley has been the best adaptation that has been shown on television. Hawley has been critically acclaimed for the series Fargo, along with John Cameron.
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