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'Legion's' Noah Hawley wants to build you more than an emotional roller coaster

LOS ANGELES - Believe it or not, Noah Hawley does find time to sleep. But you'd be forgiven for doubting that he can afford to lay down his head for more than a few minutes after a glance at his current schedule.

He's completing the concluding episodes of "Legion," FX's kaleidoscopic series about a powerful mutant who is also grappling with schizophrenia. The third and final season of the series, which was created by Hawley and links to Marvel Comics' "X-Men" universe, premiered Monday.

Meanwhile, he's putting the finishing touches on his feature-length directorial debut, "Lucy In the Sky," starring Natalie Portman as an astronaut who starts losing touch with reality after returning from a mission into space. A release date has not yet been set for the Fox Searchlight production.

He's also written three scripts for the fourth installment of FX's Emmy-winning limited series "Fargo," which will star Chris Rock as the head

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