Amid months of legal problems and scandal, Bryan Singer will return to direct the newest installment of the X-Men film franchise, X-Men: Apocalypse. Singer was recently caught up in some major legal problems, which almost forced the him out of the director’s chair. Much of his involvement has been pure speculation, but Fox’s confidence remained unchanged, they even expressed interest in him directing the film again during his legal problems. Now that the air has been cleared up, Singer can come back knowing that he won’t have to report to court.
X-Men: Apocalypse marks the fourth film in the franchise under Singer’s name. The director has helmed X-Men, X2: X-Men United, and X-Men: Days of Future Past.
Simon Kinberg also returns as the film’s screenwriter. Kinberg, who also wrote the scripts for X-Men: The Last Stand and Days Of Future Past, also dropped a few hints about the upcoming sequel. Hit the jump to read more.
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