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Ben Hardy joins X-Men: Apocalypse in a key comic book role

Let the speculation begin! While we don’t know who Ben Hardy will play, reports tonight tell us that the young start of BBC’s EastEnders has joined the cast of Bryan Singer ’s X-MEN: APOCALYPSE. He will take on the role of a “significant” character in the comic book Marvel Universe. While Ben Hardy may not be recognizable to many of us stateside, the...

Birdman has inspired Hugh Jackman to play Wolverine until he dies

Hugh Jackman has gone on the record about how hard it is to maintain the physique needed to portray Wolverine on the big screen, however it's obviously he loves playing the mutant. This has lead to some thinking that Jackman will hang up the adamantium claws in a few years, but in an interview with Cigar Aficionado , the actor says after checking out Michael Keaton in BIRDMAN,...

Kodi Smit-McPhee cast as Nightcrawler in X-Men: Apocalypse

Back in March of last year , director Bryan Singer said he wanted Gambit and a young Nightcrawler to appear in X-MEN: APOCALYPSE. Channing Tatum was "unofficially officially" announced to play Gambit in the upcoming X-Men flick a few months later, and yesterday Bryan Singer announced that Kodi Smit-McPhee has been cast as the teleporting mutant. Singer welcomed...

The Juggernaut would have replaced Quicksilver in Matthew Vaughn's X-Men

Just recently we learned that Matthew Vaughn 's script treatment of X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST included two Wolverines taking up the screen simultaneously. I'm not sure how that would have worked out, especially if they had someone else playing the second Wolverine, but that wasn't the only major change in characters. Originally, the Juggernaut would have been the mutant...

Bryan Singer shares cool production images and art from X-Men: Apocalypse

If director Bryan Singer wants to reveal what the craft services table looks like on the set of X-MEN: APOCALYPSE, I’ll take a look. That being said, when the man puts up some candid behind-the-scene images from the film, it’s even more worthwhile to check out wouldn't you say? As pre-production continues on the highly-anticipated sequel Singer took to his Instagram to...

Patrick Stewart in next solo Wolverine flick plus Ian McKellen in Apocalypse

Given that X-MEN: APOCALYPSE is set to take place in the 80s, it wouldn't make much sense to feature the aged Prof. X or Magneto (played to perfection by Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen , respectively). It came as little surprise that the two confirmed earlier that they would not be reprising their roles, although now someone's singing a different tune. Patrick Stewart...

Rose Byrne will reprise her First Class role in X-Men: Apocalypse

Rose Byrne 's Moira MacTaggert from X-MEN: FIRST CLASS didn't appear in DAYS OF FUTURE PAST, however, she will be back for X-MEN: APOCALYPSE, according to Simon Kinberg . The screenwriter/producer also said Byrne's character will play a big part in the Bryan Singer film during his conversation with EW . She’s a significant character in the movie. We...

Sophie Turner talks emulating Famke Janssen's Jean Grey in X-Men: Apocalypse

Last week we learned Sophie Turner will play Jean Grey in X-MEN: APOCALYPSE, and during a conversation with Access Hollywood , the Game of Thrones actress shared her reaction to landing the role, and her thoughts on playing the mutant. Sophie Turner says she screwed up an audition shortly after she found out she'll be playing Jean Grey. Oh my god, so I was on my...

X-Men: Apocalypse casts Cyclops, Jean Grey and Storm!

X-MEN: APOCALYPSE has added Tye Sheridan (TREE OF LIFE), Sophie Turner (GAME OF THRONES) and Alexandra Shipp to its cast, director Bryan Singer announced tonight on Twitter. Sheridan will play a younger version of Scott Summers, aka Cyclops, Turner will play Jean Grey, and Shipp will play weather guru Storm. It was almost two weeks ago we shared with you the list of young stars...

Oscar Isaac says X-Men: Apocalypse costume is practical and digital effects

Like many of you I have also been wondering how the arch mutant villain Apocalypse will appear on screen in the upcoming in X-MEN: APOCALYPSE. The very idea of putting this character in a movie would seem impossible to a lot of people, especially if it was done even just a few years ago. Thanks to advances in technology,  Oscar Isaac will be playing the part and his transformation...

Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen will not return for X-Men: Apocalypse

Patrick Stewart is working more now in his 70s than he did when he was a younger man. With his returning role as Professor X in X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST, a stage run with friend Ian McKellen , the new film MATCH hitting theaters, and the upcoming Seth McFarlane sitcom BLUNT TALK on the way, it is a wonder that the guy still finds time for public appearances related to his tenure...

Some young stars are testing for Jean Grey and Cyclops in X-Men: Apocalypse

X-MEN: APOCALYPSE goes into production this spring and the casting bonanza is now well under way. Bryan Singer ’s follow up to DAYS OF FUTURE PAST will introduce young versions of mutants Cyclops and Jean Grey;  back in November we told you that Chloe Grace Moretz among others were testing for the Grey role. It looks like they haven’t settled on an actor for either...
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