X-Men: Apocalypse director, Bryan Singer, took two Twitter on Thursday to announce the actors who would portray the young class of mutants which includes Jean Grey, Cyclops, and Storm.
Singer revealed in his tweet that Sophie Turner, Alexandra Shipp, and Tye Sheridan have all joined the highly-anticipated new X-Men film:
— Bryan Singer (@BryanSinger) January 23, 2015
Turner, who is known for playing Sansa Stark on Game of Thrones, has landed the role of Jean Grey, the telepathic and telekinetic mutant who was originally portrayed by Famke Janssen in the first three X-Men films.
Sheridan, who was recently seen in Mud, opposite Matthew McConaughey, will take on the role of Cyclops – a mutant with the uncontrollable power to project powerful beams of energy from his eyes. Cyclops, also known as Scott Summers, was originally played by James Marsden.
Shipp will take on the role of Storm, an exceptionally powerful mutant who has the ability to control the weather. Storm, also known as Ororo Munroe, was originally played by Halle Berry.
In addition to being directed by Singer, X-Men: Apocalypse will be written by Simon Kinberg. It will open in theatres on May 27, 2016.
What do you think of these “X-Men: Apocalypse” casting choices?