LOS ANGELES, June 1 (UPI) -- Downton Abbey icon Dan Stevens is returning to TV in a new Marvel series.
FX announced Tuesday it has ordered an eight-episode, first season of Legion, "the story of a troubled young man who may be more than human."
The cast will also include Rachel Keller, Aubrey Plaza, Jeremie Harris, Amber Midthunder, Katie Aselton and Bill Irwin. Production is to begin this summer in Vancouver for a 2017 debut.
This is the latest entry in the Marvel, small-screen franchise. Daredevil and Jessica Jones are original series that call Netflix home, while Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. airs on ABC.
Stevens played Matthew Crawley on the British costume drama Downton Abbey for three seasons before his beloved character was killed in a car crash.