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Wolverine, Gambit & Synopsis Revealed For X-Men: Apocalypse?

Posted By:Matt McGloin
Tue, 05/12/2015 - 02:09

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The info may not be 100% accurate as it comes from a reported casting call website, but it's possible a plot synopsis as well as the involvement of Wolverine and Gambit may be confirmed for X-Men: Apocalypse.

There has been no confirmation Hugh Jackman will be appearing in X-Men: Apocalypse - the actor only recently stated he is done with Wolverine following the upcoming sequel to The Wolverine.

Regarding Channing Tatum and Gambit, Tatum seemed reluctant to join the cast of X-Men: Apocalypse as he recently said he didn't want the character to be introduced this way.

Of course, at the same time, everything could be a done deal, and we'll see both actors in the movie.

The info comes from calltime.com:

It has all lead to this. All of the battles (both outside and within the group), action, relationships and time travel that the uncanny X-Men have endured have lead to this, their biggest story ever – X-Men: Apocalypse. Following the universe changing events of 2014’s X-Men: Days of Future Past comes this epic mutant adventure and with it a number of casting opportunities for performers of all ages.

X-Men: Apocalypse will follow the super powered mutants battling their most powerful foe yet, the devious and devastatingly dangerous Apocalypse. This legendary villain uses his incredible abilities to alter his physical form, access other mutant superpowers and telekinesis to recruit a cult-like group called the Four Horsemen to be his servants and do his bidding in an all out war against the X-Men.

The cast of X-Men: Apocalypse will feature a who’s who of X-Men characters and some of Hollywood’s most talented performers playing them including Academy Award winner Jennifer Lawrence (The Hunger Games) as Mystique, Channing Tatum (21 Jump Street) as Gambit, Oscar nominee Michael Fassbender (12 Years a Slave) as Magneto, Golden Globe nominee James McAvoy (The Last King of Scotland) as Charles Xavier, Academy Award nominee Hugh Jackman (Les Misérables) as Wolverine, 2-time Golden Globe nominee Rose Byrne (Neighbors) as Moira MacTaggert, Nicholas Hoult (Warm Bodies) as Beast, Olivia Munn (The Newsroom) as Psylocke, 3-time Screen Actors Guild Award nominee Sophie Turner (Game of Thrones) as Jean Grey, Kodi Smit-McPhee (Dawn of the Planet of the Apes) as Nightcrawler, Alexandra Shipp (Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B) as Storm, Tye Sheridan (The Stanford Prison Experiment) as Cyclops and Golden Globe nominee Oscar Isaac (Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens) as the villain Apocalypse.

Acclaimed director Bryan Singer (The Usual Suspects) will be returning for his fourth X-Men film working this time from a script by Simon Kinberg (Fantastic Four), Dan Harris (Superman Returns) and Michael Dougherty (X-Men 2). 

"X-Men: Apocalypse" has a May 27, 2016 release directed by Bryan Singer starring Jennifer Lawrence, Michael Fassbender, James McAvoy, Nicholas Hoult, Evan Peters, Channing Tatum, Hugh Jackman, Ian McKellen, Rose Byrne, Sophie Turner, Tye Sheridan, Alexandra Shipp and Oscar Issac.

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