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X-Men: Apocalypse

X-Men Apocalypse 2016

‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ is the announced sequel to ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past,’ which sees director Bryan Singer and screenwriter Simon Kinberg crafting a new story centered around one of the most iconic villains of the X-Men comic book universe — Apocalypse. Plot details are currently under construction, though the film is said to be a direct follow-up to ‘Days of Future Past’ and will further develop the new cast established in ‘X-Men: First Class’ (i.e. Michael Fassbender, James McAvoy, Jennifer Lawrence, etc.)

  • Release Date: May 27, 2016
  • Director: Bryan Singer
  • Written By: Bryan Singer, Simon Kinberg, Dan Harris & Mike Dougherty
 
  • Cast: TBD

Quicksilver Returning for ‘X-Men: Apocalypse,’ Might Get His Own Solo Movie

Quicksilver
20th Century Fox

One of the most delightful surprises of 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' was Quicksilver, the fast-talking, even faster-moving superhero played by Evan Peters, previously best known for his roles on 'American Horror Story.' Although early looks at the character online gave us the impression that he might be something of a joke, Quicksilver ended up delivering one of the best scenes of the film. Not only will he be returning for 'X-Men: Apocalypse,' but the second unit director is teasing that we might see the young hero strike out on his own at some point.

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Comic Strip: Warner Bros. Announces A Slew of Superhero Movies While Marvel Plots a Civil War

DC Comics
DC Comics

ScreenCrush’s Comic Strip is a weekly roundup of the hottest superhero movie/TV news items. From Marvel to DC and points in between, if it pertains to costumed comic book heroes, we’re covering it here, bringing you our expert analysis. This week, Warner Bros. makes big superhero plans, Marvel wants to start a Civil War, and a certain actress may be playing a certain character in 'Batman vs. Superman.'

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‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ Wants Tom Hardy for Villainous Title Role

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Getty Images

It's been a super busy news week in the world of superheroes, with Marvel and Warner Bros. seemingly courting a ton of actors for roles this week. But don't leave Fox out of the mix: they've got some big plans for 'X-Men: Apocalypse,' and those plans involve landing someone for the role of the titular villain. Could that someone be Tom Hardy?

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‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ and New ‘Deadpool’ Movie Will Share Continuity

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With 'X-Men: First Class' and 'Days of Future Past' essentially rebooting the franchise for the better, there's still hope for the recently announced 'Deadpool' movie. If you've been wondering how (or if) these films and mutants will cross paths or even share a timeline with all the time-hopping, we've got an answer, courtesy of 'X-Men' producer Simon Kinberg.

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Comic Strip: Gotham City Cops, Adrianne Palicki’s Mockingbird, ‘X-Men’ Recasting and More

Comic Strip Sept 29 2014
DC Comics/ABC/20th Century Fox

ScreenCrush’s Comic Strip is a weekly roundup of the hottest superhero movie/TV news items. From Marvel to DC and points in between, if it pertains to costumed comic book heroes, we’re covering it here, bringing you our expert analysis. This week, 'X-Men' fans have a lot to look forward to, 'Big Hero 6' gets a great new trailer, and 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' reveals its Mockingbird.

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‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ Officially Brings Back Bryan Singer to Direct, Adds More Mutants

X-Men Apocalypse Bryan Singer
20th Century Fox

Bryan Singer has directed most of the 'X-Men' movies, with the exception of 'First Class' and the standalone Wolverine adventures. Despite the box office success of 'Days of Future Past,' however, his return as director for 2016's 'X-Men: Apocalypse' was in doubt. He's already working on the story, but could recent events prevent him from taking the reins?

We finally have an answer, and it's that Singer will indeed be back to direct 'X-Men: Apocalypse.'

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Age of Apocalypse: Making the Coolest Cosplay of Comic-Con 2014

Apocalypse Cosplay Comic-Con 2014
Eric Anderson

San Diego Comic-Con always brings out the cream-of-the-crop cosplayers, who've worked tirelessly -- some even over the course of a few months -- to become their favorite geek-centric characters. But nothing during this year's convention was able to top the hulking Apocalypse cosplay that sto

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‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ Script Preview Confirms The Four Horsemen

X-Men Apocalypse Four Horsemen
20th Century Fox

We got our first taste of what's in store for the next 'X-Men' film, 'X-Men: Apocalypse,' in the post-credits scene for 'Days of Future Past,' which previewed the all-powerful villain in his early years in ancient Egypt. With a release date set for May 2016, director Bryan Singer and his writing team have been putting together the script, and while little is known about the plot, an Instagrammed photo of the current treatment reveals that The Four Horsemen will indeed have a part to play.

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Comic Strip: New ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Footage, ‘Batman vs. Superman’ Details and More!

Marvel
Marvel

ScreenCrush’s Comic Strip is a weekly roundup of the hottest superhero movie/TV news items. From Marvel to DC and points in between, if it pertains to costumed comic book heroes, we’re covering it here, bringing you our expert analysis

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Who Played Apocalypse in ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’? See the Actor From the Post-Credits Scene

Apocalypse X-Men Days of Future Past Post-Credits Scene
Marvel

If you saw 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' this weekend, chances are you walked away with a couple of questions about that mysterious post-credits sequence. For fans unfamiliar with comic book canon, the identity of the character was a pretty big question mark (which is why you should read our handy guide), but there was one thing of which all of us were uncertain: just who the heck was that actor?

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