Superheroes have been at the forefront of cinema for around a decade now and have emerged as a big player in television over more recent times as well. Whilst these movies and TV shows show no sign of slowing down, some believe the formula is becoming tired and overused.
Thankfully, this doesn’t seem to be a fact that creators are ignoring and the X-Men, in particular, look set for an overhaul. On the cinematic side, there’s Logan and The New Mutants, both of which look set to be taking a new direction to what has gone before and further expand the X-Men universe beyond Xavier’s School For Gifted Youngsters.
For TV, FOX has turned to the character of Legion to shake up their line-up. From what we've seen so far, the show will feature a unique and intriguing look at the struggles of being a mutant. Much like Deadpool, its success could set the stage for a new direction in the genre going forward.
The series looks set to be a breath of fresh air and here are 10 reasons you should be excited for Legion…