LOS ANGELES, March 4, 2019 – FX Networks will feature two of its most acclaimed series –Legion and Archer: 1999 – at this year’s WonderCon Anaheim 2019. Presented by Comic-Con International, WonderCon Anaheim takes place at the Anaheim Convention Center March 29ththrough March 31st. FX’s Legion panel will be among the opening night activities, while FXX’s Archer: 1999 will help close out the festival on Sunday. Details are as follows:
Legion, based on the Marvel Comics by Chris Claremont and Bill Sienkiewicz, tells the story of David Haller, a man who believed himself schizophrenic only to discover that he may actually be the most powerful mutant the world has ever seen. Join executive producers Noah Hawley, John Cameron, Lauren Shuler Donner and Jeph Loeb, plus cast members Dan Stevens, Rachel Keller, Aubrey Plaza, Navid Negahban, Jeremie Harris, Amber Midthunder and Lauren Tsai for a conversation about what fans can look forward to in the upcoming third season, premiering on FX later this year.
Archer is FXX’s Emmy® Award-winning, animated comedy that, in its upcoming 10th season, centers around the spaceship M/V Seamus as Archer, Lana, and the rest of the crew explore deep space and try to outsmart space princes, intergalactic pirates and vicious bounty hunters. Come see a not-to-be-missed exclusive sneak peek at the upcoming season and then join the voice cast of H. Jon Benjamin, Aisha Tyler, Jessica Walter, Judy Greer, Chris Parnell, Amber Nash and Lucky Yates, plus Executive Producers Matt Thompson and Casey Willis as they discuss bringing this animated series from script to screen.
ABOUT FX NETWORKS
FX Networks, a business unit of 21st Century Fox, is comprised of the networks FX, FXX and FXM and the video on-demand app FXNOW. FX, the flagship general entertainment basic cable channel, launched in June of 1994 and is carried in 88 million homes. The diverse schedule features a growing roster of critically-acclaimed and award-winning hit dramas series including Taboo, Legion, Snowfall, Trust, Pose, Mayans M.C., Mr Inbetween and the upcoming Y; the critically-acclaimed limited series American Horror Story, Fargo, American Crime Story, FEUD and the upcoming Devs, Fosse/Verdon, Shōgun and Mrs. America; acclaimed hit comedy series including Atlanta, Baskets and Better Things, and the upcoming What We Do in the Shadows and Breeders; and the upcoming docuseries The Weekly with The New York Times. FX is the former home of the critically-acclaimed and award-winning hit drama series The Shield, Nip/Tuck, Rescue Me, Damages, Sons of Anarchy, Justified and The Americans. The network’s library of acquired box-office hit movies is unmatched by any ad-supported television network. FXX, the newest network, launched in September 2013 and is carried in 86 million homes. Geared towards a young adult audience, the schedule features original series, movies, and acquired series. The channel is anchored by the acclaimed hit comedies It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, the Emmy® Award winning comedy series Archer, and You’re the Worst. FXX is also the exclusive cable home to The Simpsons, the longest-running comedy in TV history. FXM (formerly Fox Movie Channel) was launched in October of 1994 and is now carried in 57 million homes. Its schedule features classic films during the day (FXM Retro), contemporary box office hits and acclaimed, award-winning films, and short-form award-winning original programming in the evening. FX Networks received 50 Emmy® Award nominations in 2018, the most of any basic cable network for the fifth consecutive year.
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