2016 is guaranteed to be one helluva good year because tonnes of superhero movies such as “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice“ and “Captain America: Civil War” will be released.

One of the highly anticipated superhero films is Bryan Singer‘s “X-Men: Apocalypse“. Featuring a slew of critically acclaimed actors and some newcomers, the first official trailer for the upcoming “X-Men” movie finally made its debut online.



Singer is directing “X-Men: Apocalypse” based on a screenplay written by Simon Kinberg, Mike Dougherty, and Dan Harris.

The plot centres on Apocalypse, the first and most powerful mutant from Marvel’s X-Men universe. He was worshiped as a god since the dawn of civilisation due to his ability to collect the powers of many other mutants. Thus, he becomes immortal and invincible.

Upon awakening after thousands of years, he is disillusioned with the world as he finds it and recruits a team of powerful mutants, including a disheartened Magneto, to cleanse mankind and create a new world order, over which he will reign. As the fate of the Earth hangs in the balance, Raven with the help of Professor X must lead a team of young X-Men to stop their greatest nemesis and save mankind from complete destruction.

X-Men Apocalypse

“X-Men: Apocalypse” will see Michael Fassbender, James McAvoyJennifer Lawrence, and Nicholas Hoult reprising their roles as Magneto, Professor XMystique, and Beast.

Additional cast includes Oscar Isaac as Apocalypse, Rose Byrne as Moira MacTaggert, Tye Sheridan as Cyclops, Sophie Turner as Jean Grey, Alexandra Shipp as Storm, Kodi Smit-McPhee as NightcrawlerLana Condor as Jubilee, Evan Peters as Quicksilver, and Lucas Till as Havok.

The film will reportedly be undergoing reshoots early next year. Another rumour regarding the reshoots also surfaced online, suggesting that Hugh Jackman‘s Wolverine is involved.

Check out the first “X-Men: Apocalypse” trailer below:


For more timely updates, just check out the movie’s official Facebook page or follow Bryan Singer on Instagram and Twitter!

UPDATE (26th April 2016, 10:16pm):

You guys, the 3rd and final trailer of “X-Men: Apocalypse” is finally out! And wait, is that Wolverine we see?

This trailer shows us a lot: Magneto is Quicksilver’s papa (though many of you might know that already), a tiny glimpse of Magneto’s family, more tight-bodysuit goodness from Olivia Munn, a sneak peek of the Nightcrawler, and lastly, Wolverine’s appearance!

Check out the video below:

“X-Men: Apocalypse” is slated for release worldwide on 27th May 2016, but it will be released in Malaysia on 19th May 2016.

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