x-men: apocalypse trailer breakdown

The X-Men: Apocalypse trailer hit the web today, and based on the 200 comments left on that post, it’s fair to say the response has been mixed thus far. The footage for director Bryan Singer‘s sequel teased some high stakes, new characters, its godlike villain, and, most notably, a very bald head. But what were some of the other things you might have missed? After the jump, read an X-Men: Apocalypse trailer breakdown from Bryan Singer.

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‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ Trailer: The End Is Nigh

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One by one, all of next year’s biggest comic book movies are revealing themselves. Over the past few weeks we’ve seen new trailers for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and Captain America: Civil War. Today, X-Men: Apocalypse gets its turn in the spotlight.

Bryan Singer directs the latest installment of the long-running superhero saga, which sees Professor X (James McAvoy), Mystique (Jennifer Lawrence), and more coming together to battle an ancient mutant known as Apocalypse (Oscar Isaac). The first X-Men: Apocalypse trailer has arrived, and you can see it after the jump.  Read More »

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When Bryan Singer announced 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea as his next project, he took pains to emphasize that he was “not abandoning the X-Men universe.” And in fact, a new rumor suggests his return to the franchise might come even sooner than we might have guessed. Word is Singer will be back at the helm for another X-Men movie shooting in 2017, due out in 2018.  Read More »

X-Men Apocalypse Trailer

At Comic-Con this past summer, fans were given an early first look at X-Men: Apocalypse. The reel showed Oscar Isaac as the titular villain for the first time, along with the young versions of some familiar X-Men such as Cyclops, Storm and Jean Grey. Since then, everyone (who didn’t watch a leaked version of the footage) has been patiently waiting for the trailer to arrive, and now we finally know when that will be.

The first X-Men Apocalypse trailer will arrive with Star Wars: The Force Awakens next month, and it will be a little more than just a teaser. Read More »

Legion TV series

Just last week we learned that two new TV shows were in development with ties to the X-Men comic book universe. FX Networks has ordered a pilot for a series called Legion while Fox is working on a show called Hellfire. Only loglines for each of the shows were available when news of them surfaced, but now some new details on the former have come to light.

As reported a few days ago, Fargo series creator Noah Hawley is behind the Legion TV series, and the executive producer recently had an interview where he opened up a little bit about the show, including whether or not it will be connected to the X-Men movie universe. Read More »

Bryan Singer Boards ‘20,000 Leagues Under the Sea’

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Now that Bryan Singer is done grappling with ancient godlike mutants for the time being, he’s ready to dip his toe into another epic sci-fi universe. The X-Men director has announced his next project will be 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, an adaptation of the classic novel by Jules Verne. Get all the details on the Bryan Singer 20000 Leagues movie after the jump.  Read More »

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‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ Wraps Principal Photography

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May 2016 is going to be a big month for superhero movie releases, and that means August 2015 has been a big month for superhero movie wrap parties. X-Men: Apocalypse has just completed first unit shooting, as confirmed by director Bryan Singer. The news comes hot on the heels of a similar reveal from the Captain America: Civil War team. See the X-Men Apocalypse wrap announcement after the jump.  Read More »

mutant fight club

So much of what we’ve seen from X-Men: Apocalypse has come from Instagram, it almost feels like Fox should be paying them for ad space. Today, Bryan Singer‘s Instagram account reveals the superhero sequel is shooting in 3D, while Olivia Munn shows off her Psylocke moves and weaponry. More on the X-Men Apocalypse shoot and Psylocke’s skills after the jump. Read More »

mutant fight club

Mutants have always fought mutants in the X-Men comics and films, whether as a way to improve their stills, and therefore their chances for survival, or out of deep ideological disagreements. Mutants will definitely be pitted against one another in the film X-Men: Apocalypse, thanks to the efforts of the first mutant, Apocalypse, to gather a cadre of powerful mutants in order to fulfill whatever crazed plan is in his head.

Now Bryan Singer has shared a new Instagram post, one of many from the set of the film, in which Ben Hardy, who plays Angel, takes part (willingly or against his will) in a fight club in East Berlin in 1982. Check that out below, along with some speculation about what it means for the movie. (Slight possible spoilers for X-Men: Apocalypse follow, but there’s nothing below that hasn’t been offically revealed.) Read More »