It’s been a while since we saw anything from X-Men: Apocalypse, but director Bryan Singer has been keeping fans updated via Instagram with various casting additions and concept art (including
However, he’s now released our first official look at the young Kodi Smit-McPhee as Nightcrawler. The character was played by Alan Cumming in X-2: X-Men United, and we can see this younger version teleporting in and out of the video below. This one definitely bears more of a resemblance to his comic book counterpart, though whether or not that’s the costume he’ll wear as part of the X-Men remains to be seen.
As well as returning cast members James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Nicholas Hoult, and Ian McKellen, X-Men: Apocalypse will also introduce Alexandra Shipp, Sophie Turner, Tye Sheridan, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Lana Condor, Oscar Isaac, Ben Hardy, Olivia Munn, and a number of others. It’s a long list!
X-Men Apocalypse is set to be released on May 27th, 2016. Which mutants do we most want to see in Singer’s X-Men: Days of Future Past follow-up? Well, you can find that out by clicking right here.
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