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Bryan Singer Removed As Executive Producer On Legion Season 2

Bryan Singer isn’t having a great couple of months. Not only was he unceremoniously kicked off the Freddie Mercury biopic Bohemian Rhapsody, but was then caught up in the Hollywood sexual misconduct controversy when he was accused in a lawsuit of assaulting a teenager during a 2003 yacht party. Perhaps conscious that his name is a liability right now, he’s approached FX and asked for his Executive Producer credit to be removed from season 2 of Noah Hawley’s Legion.

The news comes from Hawley himself, who told Deadline at a recent panel for the upcoming second season that “Bryan asked to take his name off the show, so we have done that.”

In all fairness, despite his Executive Producer credit, Singer has really had little to do with Legion, which despite nominally taking place in his X-Universe, remains disconnected from the blockbusting mutant exploits of the movies. As Hawley

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