Legion’s The Shadow King is Revealed for Season 2 in April

Legion will return to FX in April and in it David Haller (played by Dan Stevens) learns that freeing himself from the Shadow King’s influence isn’t over.

The true for of the Shadow King/Amahl Farouk will be played by Navid Negahban. Negahban is mostly known for his roles in 24 and Homeland and has a long career mainly in television and voice work in video games. Legion isn’t his first foray into the world of comics, he previously was Al Ow-Al on Arrow.

While the first season explored an “insane man in a sane world,” the second will be sort of a “sane man in an insane world” and will explore his abilities.