Jennifer Lawrence and Nicholas Hoult have reunited on the “X-Men: Apocalypse” set, according to an Instagram photo director Bryan Singer posted on Thursday (21st May).
The pair met while filming “X-Men: First Class” back in 2011, became the chillest couple in Hollywood, but eventually broke up last August.
Set in the 1980s, James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Nicholas Hoult, Evan Peters, and Rose Byrne will reprise their respective roles in “X-Men: Apocalypse”. Oscar Isaac joined the cast to play the titular villain Apocalypse while Sophie Turner, Tye Sheridan, Alexandra Shipp, and Kodi Smit-McPhee will play the younger versions of Storm, Jean Grey, Cyclops, and Nightcrawler.
Although Jennifer and Nicholas will reprise their roles as Mystique and Beast, respectively, for the film, both stars have said that it will be the last “X-Men” film they would appear in. On 28th March, Hugh Jackman, who has been portraying Wolverine since the beginning of the franchise in 2000, hinted on Instagram that his time as Wolverine may be coming to an end.
Bryan Singer will direct the movie based on a screenplay written by Simon Kinberg, Mike Dougherty, and Dan Harris.
“X-Men: Apocalypse” is due out 27th May 2016.