LEGION: David & Syd Try To Save The World In The New Promo For Season 2, Episode 8: "Chapter 16"

LEGION: David & Syd Try To Save The World In The New Promo For Season 2, Episode 8: "Chapter 16"

LEGION: David & Syd Try To Save The World In The New Promo For Season 2, Episode 8: "Chapter 16"

After finally uncovering the apocalyptic threat that future Syd is facing, next week's episode will see present-day Syd do her best to help David save the world... if that's what he's trying to do.

So, as it turns out, it's actually David Haller (Dan Stevens) who destroys the world - and possibly universe - in Future Syd's (Rachel Keller) timeline, which is especially troubling as it's starting to look like present-day David may already be well on his way to repeating history. 

Watch the new promo for "Chapter 16" below:

Chapter 16

208 5/22/2018 10 PM ET/PT

"The path forward is revealed. Written by Noah Hawley & Jordan Crair; directed by Jeremy Webb "

Legion, based on the Marvel Comics by Chris Claremont and Bill Sienkiewicz, is the story of David Haller (Dan Stevens) – a troubled young man who may be more than human.

Diagnosed as schizophrenic as a child, David has been in and out of psychiatric hospitals for years. Now in his early 30s and institutionalized once again, David loses himself in the rhythm of the structured regimen of life in the hospital: breakfast, lunch, dinner, therapy, medications, sleep. David spends the rest of his time in companionable silence alongside his chatterbox friend Lenny (Aubrey Plaza), a fellow patient whose life-long drug and alcohol addiction has done nothing to quell her boundless optimism that her luck is about to change. The pleasant numbness of David’s routine is completely upended with the arrival of a beautiful and troubled new patient named Syd (Rachel Keller). Inexplicably drawn to one another, David and Syd share a startling encounter, after which he must confront the shocking possibility that the voices he hears and the visions he sees are the result of him being a mutant.

A haunted man, David escapes from the hospital and seeks shelter with his sister Amy (Katie Aselton). But Amy’s concern for her brother is trumped by her desire to protect the picture perfect suburban life she’s built for herself. Eventually, Syd guides David to Melanie Bird (Jean Smart), a nurturing but demanding therapist with a sharp mind and unconventional methods. She and her team of specialists – Ptonomy (Jeremie Harris), Kerry (Amber Midthunder) and Cary (Bill Irwin) – open David’s eyes to an extraordinary new world of possibilities.
Legion features:
Dan Stevens as David Haller
Rachel Keller as Sydney "Syd" Barrett
Aubrey Plaza as Lenny Busker
Jean Smart as Melanie Bird
Bill Irwin as Cary Loudermilk
Jeremie Harris as Ptonomy Wallace
Amber Midthunder as Kerry Loudermilk
Katie Aselton as Amy Haller
Jean Smart as Melanie Bird
Jemaine Clement as Oliver Bird
Jon Hamm as the Narrator
Navid Negahban as Amahl Farouk/Shadow King

Legion returns with an all-new episode on May 22

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