20th Century Fox has released a new featurette for their second superhero release of the year X-Men: Apocalypse which furthers the story from 2014’s X-Men: Days of the Future Past. Taking place in the 80’s the young superhero group will face mankind’s biggest threat ever, the first mutant ever known as Apocalypse.
The featurette posted below, introduces the audiences to the four horsemen (similar to the biblical figures), the key minions of Apocalypse.
Video Courtesy : 20th Century Fox via YouTube
Director Bryan Singer returns to the franchise for the fifth time. The film stars James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Oscar Isaac, Nicholas Hoult, Rose Byrne, Tye Sheridan, Sophie Turner, Olivia Munn, Lucas Till, Evan Peters, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Alexandra Shipp, Josh Helman, Lana Condor, andBen Hardy
X-Men: Apocalypse hits theaters on May 27, 2016.
Here’s the official plot synopsis :
Following the critically acclaimed global smash hit X-Men: Days of Future Past, director Bryan Singer returns with X-MEN: APOCALYPSE. Since the dawn of civilization, he was worshipped as a god. Apocalypse, the first and most powerful mutant from Marvel’s X-Men universe, amassed the powers of many other mutants, becoming immortal and invincible. Upon awakening after thousands of years, he is disillusioned with the world as he finds it and recruits a team of powerful mutants, including a disheartened Magneto (Michael Fassbender), to cleanse mankind and create a new world order, over which he will reign. As the fate of the Earth hangs in the balance, Raven (Jennifer Lawrence) with the help of Professor X (James McAvoy) must lead a team of young X-Men to stop their greatest nemesis and save mankind from complete destruction.