The premise of Legion (which opened Friday from Screen Gems) is that a biblical apocalypse descends on the world to destroy mankind. Mankind’s only hope is in the hands of a fallen angel (Paul Bettany) and a group of strangers in a remote diner in New Mexico.
Directed by Scott Stewart (Priest), Legion was originally in the vfx hands of The Orphange before the San Francisco-based company disbanded last year. Then Spin VFX of Toronto, which was originally assigned the angel wing shots, took over as the main vendor, with Look FX contributing major 2D and 3D work as well. Joe Bauer (Get Smart) served as production visual effects supervisor.
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