Bryan Singer Confirmed to Direct X-Men: Apocalypse

Although the decision was already all-but-confirmed, 20th Century Fox has today officially revealed that Bryan Singer is set to helm his fourth X-Men film with 2016’s X-Men: Apocalypse. Singer will direct from a script by Simon Kinberg, Mike Dougherty and Dan Harris.

Although Kinberg just teased a number of story details, few specifics are currently known regarding the much-anticipated sequel. Continuing the “First Class” era, X-Men: Apocalypse will be set in the 1980s and will likely offer some younger versions of previously-seen characters (both Gambit and Nightcrawler have been rumored). Star James McAvoy also recently teased that his Professor Charles Xavier may finally be going bald for the new film.

X-Men: Apocalypse is set to hit theaters on May 27, 2016.

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