X-Men: Apocalypse announced for 2016

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Days of Future Past may not even be released yet, but that hasn’t stopped Bryan Singer from announcing the next X-Men film – X-Men: Apocalypse.

Director Bryan Singer has taken to Twitter to announce that another X-Men film is incoming and based around the Age of Apocalypse storyline that ran through the X-Men comics in 1995 and 1996. The story, like next year’s X-Men: Days of Future Past, revolves around time travel and how changing the past cause a shift in the timeline – attracting a deadly mutant called Apocalypse. age of apocalypse X Men: Apocalypse announced for 2016

It is as yet unknown whether Bryan Singer will use the cast from X-Men: First Class or his original cast from the first three films. Seeing as there is a shift in the timeline, both sets of characters and actors could be featured.

X-Men: Days of Future Past will open next year in May, and X-Men: Apocalypse exactly two years later in 2016.

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