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Legion - Preview


Preview by Jack Foley

FROM Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, comes the action-packed supernatural thriller Legion, arriving on Blu-ray™ & DVD on August 9.

A dusty diner in the Mojave Desert becomes ground zero for Earth’s final showdown in this startlingly original and terrifying new film starring Paul Bettany (The Da Vinci Code, Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World), Lucas Black (Jarhead), Tyrese Gibson (Transformers 1 & 2), Dennis Quaid (Vantage Point) and Kate Walsh (TV’s Grey’s Anatomy, Private Practice).

Scott Stewart, the visual effects wizard behind some of Hollywood’s biggest blockbusters, including Iron Man, Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End and Harry Potter & The Goblet of Fire, makes his stunning directorial debut with this suspenseful, visually breathtaking story about a small band of human survivors struggling to fend off an army of vengeful supernatural beings.

Legion touches down on Blu-ray™ and DVD, featuring crystal clear picture, spine-tingling sound and an arsenal of cool bonus features fans won’t want to miss.

Go behind-the-scenes of this new action horror classic with the production featurettes Creating the Apocalypse: Behind the Physical Effects, a look at the film’s breakthrough action sequences and special effects; Humanity’s Last Line of Defence: The Cast and Characters, featuring interviews with the film’s large ensemble cast, and From Pixels to Picture: A Look at the Visual Effects, in which Legion‘ss filmmakers reveal how computer generated effects were seamlessly integrated into the finished film.

Exclusive to the Blu-ray™ edition are Bringing Angels to Earth, a uniquely interactive and visual Picture-in-Picture exploring various facets of the film’s production, and the BD-Live™ enabled movieIQ+sync, which lets viewers access live trivia information about the movie’s cast, crew, music and production – all while watching the movie.

Horror and action fans won’t want to miss this spectacular, end-of-the-world thriller when it becomes available to own on August 9 for RRP £22.99 (Blu-ray) and RRP £15.99 (DVD).


At a remote desert truck stop, the fate of the world will be decided. Evil’s armies are amassing. Armed and united by the Archangel Michael (Paul Bettany), a group of strangers become unwitting soldiers on the frontlines of the Apocalypse.

Their mission: protect a waitress and her sacred unborn child from the relentless, bloody siege of the demonic legion.

Legion co-stars Adrianne Palicki (TV’s Friday Night Lights), Charles S. Dutton (Fame), Jon Tenney (TV’s The Closer), Kevin Durand (Wolverine) and Willa Holland (TV’s The O.C.).

It was written by Peter Schink (Gotham Café) and Scott Stewart.