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The upcoming X-Men film has finally found its villain with Inside Llewyn Davis
actor Oscar Isaac! According to MTV
, the 35-year-old has been tapped for the role of Apocalypse in the film, an all-powerful ancient mutant with a slew of worshippers. At the end of X-Men: Days Of Future Past
, viewers were given a brief glimpse at the villain arranging pyramids with a flick of his hands like a game of Tetris.
Isaac is having a more than stellar year. After first being cast in the new Star Wars
film, he will now play a key role in a major comic book/film adaptation alongside other renowned stars like Jennifer Lawrence, James McAvoy and Michael Fassbender. The Wrap
also recently announced that X-Men: Apocalypse
would include younger versions of fan favorite characters Jean Grey and Scott Summers. No official actors are tied to the roles as of yet.
will hit theaters in May 2016, giving audiences more than enough time to familiarize themselves with Apocalypse and the level of destruction he'll likely bring.
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