Production continues on 20th Century Fox’s summer 2016 mutant ensemble, X-Men: Apocalypse, and director Bryan Singer revealed on Instagram that actors Nicholas Hoult and Jennifer Lawrence have arrived on the set of the upcoming sequel. Check it out in the gallery below along with all of the other behind-the-scenes images.
Lawrence and Hoult play Mystique and Beast in a cast that also includes James McAvoy as Professor Charles Xavier and Michael Fassbender as Magneto along with the return of Rose Byrne as Moira MacTaggert, Evan Peters as Quicksilver, Lucas Till as Havok and newcomers Alexandra Shipp as Storm, Ben Hardy as Angel, Tye Sheridan as Cyclops, Sophie Turner as Jean Grey, Lana Condor as Jubilee G, and Olivia Munn as Psylocke. Oscar Isaac is starring as the film’s title antagonist who confirmed that he will take on the multiple forms of the villain. Writer/producer Simon Kinberg is scripting the film from a treatment he wrote with X2: X-Men United writers Mike Dougherty and Dan Harris.
Said to be the conclusion of a trilogy started with X-Men: First Class and continued with X-Men: Days of Future Past, the Bryan Singer directed X-Men: Apocalypse is set for release on May 27, 2016.