Katie Aselton

The League star Katie Aselton cast in FX's Legion

The League’s Katie Aselton is staying in the FX family, but she won’t be worrying about winning The Shiva in her latest series.

EW can confirm that Aselton has been cast in Legion, an adaptation of the X-Men comics coming via Fargo’s Noah Hawley. Aselton will play Amy, the practical older sister to lead character David Haller (Dan Stevens), who does her best to remain positive, which proves difficult when her brother has spent years in and out of hospitals after being diagnosed as a schizophrenic. 

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'Black Rock': This ain't your mom's Ya-Ya Sisterhood -- EXCLUSIVE POSTER


Black Rock starts out looking like a typical chick flick, with three lifelong girlfriends played by Lake Bell, Kate Bosworth, and Katie Aselton reuniting for a roughing-it retreat in the sticks of a semi-remote Maine island. Girls weekend! Wahoo! But they’re soon forced to practice a more serious brand of bonding when they’re discovered by a group of pseudo-threatening male hunters at their campsite. “It gets all Deliverance-y,” said John Cooper, the director of the Sundance Film Festival, where the psychological thriller debuted in 2012.

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Sundance 2012: The 12 biggest stories of the indie film fest

Sundance 2012 took place over 10 days, featured 117 movies, marked the debut of 45 first-time filmmakers, and for film lovers there was no better place to be than Park City, Utah – even if not all the news coming out of the festival was happy.

Studio sales were strong, which means many of the most buzzed-about titles will make it to theaters, and – as usual – a few previously unknown storytellers emerged as stars, while a handful of Hollywood veterans faceplanted in the snow.

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