by: Marcus Rivera
Earlier this morning 20th Century Fox provided us with the first look at Kodi Smit-McPhee as the teleporting mutant Nightcrawler & writer/producer Simon Kinberg shared a photo from the set of the upcoming film revealing that today is the first day of production & they’re filming a sequence set in a movie theater playing a familiar film. Check them both out below!
Day 1 of the Apocalypse…. Back to the 80s…. pic.twitter.com/0ecjnXX23l
— Simon Kinberg (@Kinberg) April 27, 2015
James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, and Nicholas Hoult will lead the cast of X-Men: Apocalypse, which will also see the return of Rose Byrne as Moira MacTaggert, Evan Peters as Quicksilver, Lucas Till as Havok and newcomers Alexandra Shipp as Storm, Sophie Turner Jean Grey, Kodi Smit-McPhee as Nightcrawler Ben Hardy as Angel, Tye Sheridan as Cyclops and Olivia Munn as Psylocke. Oscar Isaac is also starring as the film’s title antagonist with Simon Kinberg scripting from a treatment by Mike Dougherty, Dan Harris and Kinberg.
Said to be the conclusion of a trilogy started withX-Men: First Class and continued with X-Men: Days of Future Past, the Bryan Singer directed X-Men: Apocalypse is set for release on May 27, 2016.