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‘Game Of Thrones’ Sophie Turner Says X-Men Sequel Starts Shooting This Year
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X-Men: Apocalypse Jean Grey

Despite an underwhelming box office performance, Fox continues to move forward with their X-Men franchise. Logan looks to be very promising, and Deadpool 2 is currently in the works. But the future of the main X-Men saga is still not clear. The sequel currently has no director tapped for the helm. But even with no creative heads are in place yet, Sophie Turner, who played Jean Grey in X-Men: Apocalypse, says that the next film is expected to start shooting this year.

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Next X-Men Film Could Launch Mutants Into Space
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X-Men Dark Phoenix

After exploring major events through respective decades on Earth, the next X-Men film, which is said to take place during the 1990s, could take the mutant superheroes to a place where no X-Men has gone before: space.

Bryan Singer, who is still on the X-Men: Apocalypse promotional tour – read our review of the film here – has talked a little bit about where the sequel could go. Given that First Class took place in the 60s, Days Of Future Past in the 70s, and Apocalypse in the 80s, obviously the 90s would be that next logical choice. But it should be interesting what major event of that decade the film decides to use to move the plot, but if what Singer says is true, then it’s quite possible that the X-Men could find themselves in the final frontier dealing and contending with a force unlike anything they have ever seen before. More on the story here below.

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Movie Review: X-Men: Apocalypse
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DF-08349_08350_R Jennifer Lawrence as Raven / Mystique and Evan Peters as Peter / Quicksilver in X-MEN: APOCALYPSE.

X-Men: Apocalypse
Director: Bryan Singer
Screenwriter: Simon Kinberg
Cast: James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Oscar Isaac, Nicholas Hoult, Rose Byrne, Tye Sheridan, Sophie Turner, Olivia Munn, Lucas Till, Evan Peters, Hugh Jackman
Distributor: 20th Century Fox
Rated PG-13 | 147 Minutes
Release Date: May 27, 2016

“Mutation: it is the key to our evolution. It has enabled us to evolve from a single-celled organism into the dominant species on the planet. This process is slow, and normally taking thousands and thousands of years. But every few hundred millennia, evolution leaps forward.”

If there’s one thing director Bryan Singer achieves with X-Men: Apocalypse, it’s channeling the excess and indulgence of the 1980s. The ninth installment in the X-Men series has too much of everything, including thinly written characters, stale end-of-the-world scenarios, and overblown CGI annihilation.

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‘X-Men’ Sequel Will Take Place In The 1990s
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X-Men

Since the release of X-Men: First Class, each installment of the X-Men film franchise has taken place in key moments in recent history. First Class took place during the Cuban Missile Crisis during the 1960s, Days Of Future Past occurred during the early 1970s, and Apocalypse will be during the 1980s. So it only seems fitting that the next X-Men film follows that theme by taking place in the 1990s, and that is what producer Simon Kinberg is confirming. More on the story here below.

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Olivia Munn On Why She Chose To Play Psylocke Instead Of Being In ‘Deadpool’
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X-Men: Apocalypse starring Olivia Munn

20th Century Fox’s X-Men film universe is their comic-book shared universe flagship. Two successful film franchises have come out of its success, with another one titled New Mutants, from director Josh Boone, to come. Since Deadpool‘s success at the box office, fans have expressed their interest in seeing more R-rated comic book film adaptations. Even star Ryan Reynolds wanted to see an R-rated version of the X-Force, which sees notable X-Men teammates like Deadpool, Wolverine, Nightcrawler, Archangel, and Psylocke unite to take a more proactive stance against threats to mutant kind. Most of these characters will appear in the upcoming X-Men: Apocalypse. And that brings us to Olivia Munn, who is now talking about how she turned down a role to be in Deadpool and ended up being in Apocalypse. More on the story below.

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‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ Trailer: Guess Which Adamantium-Clawed Mutant Is Back
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X-Men: Apocalypse - Four Horseman

Fox has released the final trailer for X-Men: Apocalypse. Directed by Bryan Singer (who has directed four of the six X-Men films), the film stars James McAvoy and Jennifer Lawerence as the mutant superheroes who must lead the gifted young students into battle against the titular villain (Oscar Isaac), who some claim to be a god. And as if fighting the world’s first mutant wasn’t enough of a problem, things get more complicated when Professor X’s (McAvoy) former friend Magneto (Michael Fassbender) allies himself with Apocalypse.

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‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ Trailer: Michael Fassbender Helps Oscar Isaac Cleanse The Earth
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X-Men Apocalypse

The world needs the X-Men, again. Fox has just released the trailer for X-Men: Apocalypse. Though the title heroes of Marvel have faced many mutant and human threats before, they have never faced one as powerful as the world’s first mutant, Apocalypse (Oscar Isaac). Now, after awakening from a great slumber, Apocalypse has gained the powers of a god, and recruits Magneto (Michael Fassbender) and three other powerful mutants to be his Horseman to help him cleanse the Earth of humans.

So it’s up to Professor Xavier’s (James McAvoy) students to stop them from succeeding. Foes are now allies and former friends believe in the gospel according to Apocalypse. Check out the full trailer below.

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‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ Super Bowl Spot Brings On The Mutant War
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X-Men: Apocalypse starring Olivia Munn

FOX doesn’t seem to mind that they cannot play in the Marvel Studios sandbox. As much of a disappointment that is to the fans, there is no denying that the success of the X-Men film franchise has spawned exciting spinoffs like the Wolverine films and the upcoming Deadpool, the latter of which got its own Super Bowl spot tonight.

Now in anticipation for X-Men: Apocalypse summer release, the studio has released a Super Bowl spot for the upcoming X-Men sequel , which you can check out here below.

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‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ Trailer: One Giant Mutant Apocalyptic Calamity After Another
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20th Century Fox has released the first trailer for X-Men: Apocalypse starring James McAvoy (Victor Frankenstein), Michael Fassbender (Macbeth), and Jennifer Lawrence (Joy), all of whom will reprise their roles as Professor X, Magneto, and Mystique, respectively. Oscar Isaac (Star Wars: The Force Awakens) stars as the titular villain. Directed by Bryan Singer, the film marks the end of the First Class Trilogy.

In the film, En Sabah Nur is considered the very first mutant of human civilization. Worshiped as a god, the immortal mutant has a collection of powers that no single mutant can stop. After millennia of slumber, Apocalypse will awaken, disappointed in the state of the world. He recruits four of the most powerful mutants he can find, which includes a demoralized Magneto, to create a new mutant world order. Now, the X-Men must ally themselves with former enemies to stop Apocalypse from succeeding with this plan. Check out the first trailer for X-Men: Apocalypse here below.

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‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ Trailer Attached To ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’
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While the titular villain of X-Men: Apocalypse has received some harsh criticism for not looking like his comic book counterpart, fans were still be excited by the fact that the upcoming film, which will end the First Class trilogy, would feature Marvel’s first mutant. We haven’t seen much in terms of footage since San Diego Comic-Con last summer. Maybe that was because everyone was just hyped to see Deadpool, which got a momentous positive reaction by everyone in Hall H.

Now we have a slight idea of when the first trailer for X-Men: Apocalypse will be released. According to the film’s producer, Simon Kinberg, it will be attached to theatrical showings of Star Wars: The Force Awakens. More on the story below.

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