Dan Steven’s X-Men spin-off Legion unleashes its first trailer

The mutant TV series looks incredibly odd and surprisingly funny

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Yet more superhero trailers are pouring out of San Diego Comic-con following the release of Wonder Woman, Suicide Squad and Justice League footage, with upcoming X-Men TV spin-off Legion bringing its own blend of mutant madness for a psychedelic and oddly hilarious teaser.

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Starring Downton Abbey’s Dan Stevens (with a decent US accent) as a powerful superpowered mutant who assumes his powers are a mental illness, the trailer sees our hero David (Stevens) try to solve a disappearance, control his abilities and, well, dance a little bit as sinister forces try to use him for their own ends.

Frankly, it just about looks mad, stylish and imaginative enough to work. Fingers crossed Legion can deliver.

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Legion will air in 2017 on FX