Recently, Deadline served up the new,official synopsis/spoilers for the upcoming “X-Men:Apocolypse,” and it sounds like things will get quite interesting from the jump, doing a 10 year timeline jump from Days Of Future Past. A new, very powerful enemy arrives, and more.
The official synopsis, reads like this: “Apocalypse takes place a decade after Days of Future Past and is a seamless next step in the story. The altering of time has unleashed a new and uniquely powerful enemy. Charles (James McAvoy), Erik/Magneto (Michael Fassbender), Raven/Mystique (Jennifer Lawrence), Wolverine (Hugh Jackman) and Hank/Beast (Nicholas Hoult) are joined by young Cyclops, Storm, Jean and others as the X-Men must fight their most formidable foe yet – an ancient unrelenting force determined to cause an apocalypse unlike any in human history.”
Additionally, they confirmed that director, Bryan Singer, will return to direct the flick, despite his recent legal woes. Simon Kinberg is back to write the movie, based on a storyfrom Singer, Kinberg, Michael Dougherty and Dan Harris. It’s set to hit theaters on May 27th, 2016. Stay tuned.