Another X-Men Movie Coming in 2016, and It Will Probably Have Apocalypse in It

December 5, 2013


Sorry, Hugh Jackman, 20th Century Fox is going to need you to stick to that just-a-shit-ton-of-chickens diet for a bit longer. The studio today revealed that, as you probably could have guessed, they are not going to suddenly stop with the making X-Men movies. Though they're still working on getting X-Men: Days of Future Past out for a May release, already they're announcing a May 27, 2016 for the follow-up, to be titled X-Men: Apocalypse.

As nerds will pick up on pretty fast, that subtitle implies that the next film's antagonist will be Apocalypse--the shapeshifting, immortal, greyish frequent villain of the X-Men who was at the center of the famed Age of Apocalypse storyline. He's also famous for having weird lips, his own tubing system, a personalized belt buckle, and the comfort in his masculinity to sometimes go for it in lavender. Here's an early meet-and-greet:

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