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Published August 5, 2019

It's the Beginning of the End in Brand New 'Legion'

The penultimate episode airs tonight, Monday, August 5 at 10 PM ET/PT on FX! Plus insight from Navid Negahban and Harry Lloyd!

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there is not much t  i  m  e  left.

The penultimate episode of Legion, "Chapter 26," is this week, and it's the beginning of the end.

Syd, Cary, and a wounded Kerry, with a replicated time travel bracelet, set down a rabbit hole following David through the Hall of Time.

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Traveling back 33 years ago, we'll get to explore Charles Xavier and Amahl Farouk's meeting in Morocco, before their battle.

As we get to witness a young Charles and a young Farouk, David Haller will get to understand what was so important about their battle decades ago, and how that changed the course of his life.

During a set visit earlier this year, we got to talk with Harry Lloyd, who plays Charles Xavier, as he was filming this episode. "[This episode] does mirror the original comic when Charles went to Morocco," shared Lloyd. "It's a massively discombobulating episode because Charles suddenly is now in the realm of someone else with seemingly even greater powers than he. He's constantly waking up in a different place and he feels like he's in a dream."

This episode will gave us a glimpse into the young Amahl Farouk, before he became the Shadow King. "He's a street hustler," revealed Navid Negahban. "He's a hungry street hustler who feels that he has been betrayed by his leaders. And he is a rebel. He's a revolutionary guy. In his mind, he might be a freedom fighter. He wants to come and take over. He wants to come and just take control of his own life. Or take what he thinks that he deserves."

"He's a child, and he's excited and naughty," added Lloyd. "He's playful and mischievous, whereas Farouk is kind of more cynical."

Witness Charles and Amahl's encounter in Morocco tonight at 10 PM ET/PT on FX in a brand new installment of Legion!

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