Bryan Singer took to Twitter only a few hours ago to let fans know that young Jean Grey, Cyclops, and Storm have been casted.
Sophie Turner who is best known for her role of Sansa Stark on the Game of Thrones will be playing Jean Grey.
Tye Sheridan will be playing Cyclops, he is has played in numerous movies, such as Mud and The Tree of Life.
Alexandra Shipp will be playing Storm, she is best known for playing Aaliyah.
Oscar Isaac (“Inside Llewyn Davis”) has been cast as the titular villain for the next installment of Fox’s X-Men movie franchise.
No word on how the actor will portray him, yet. That is, whether he’lll appear human, be under heavy make-up, or pretty much just be a CG creation a la Josh Brolin’s Thanos. “X-Men: Apocalypse” is almost certainly going to revolve around the villain of the same name, and many have been left to speculate that the movie will be heavily based on the 1995 comics storyline “Age of Apocalypse,” wherein the villain is the ruler of a world where mutants have risen up to overthrow and enslave humans.
“X-Men: Apocalypse” hits theatres on May 18th, 2016, and will pick up some time in the 1980s,
And by young, we mean young.
According to reports, Bryan Singer is faced with recasting two of the most iconic X-Men for their roles in the Apocalypse inspired next installment of the (basically-rebooted) X-Men franchise.