The ultimate X-Men villain rises in the biggest battle of beloved superheroes in X-Men: Apocalypse as seen in the latest official international trailer reveal.
Directed by blockbuster filmmaker Bryan Singer, X-Men: Apocalypse features returning mutants Raven/Mystique played by Jennifer Lawrence, Magneto (Michael Fassbender), Charles Xavier (James McAvoy), Moira MacTaggert (Rose Byrne), Quicksilver (Evan Peters), Beast (Nicholas Hoult), Havoc (Lucas Till) and Bill Stryker (Josh Helman).
The movie also introduces up and coming actors Oscar Isaac who plays Apocalypse, Tye Sheridan as Cyclops, Alexandra Shipp as Storm, Sophie Turner as Jean Grey, Kodi Smit-McPhee as Nightcrawler, Ben Hardy as Angel, Lana Condor as Jubilee and Olivia Munn as Psylocke.
X-Men: Apocalypse will bring the audience into a world never-before-seen as they try to stop their greatest nemesis in his plan of global destruction. Being the first original mutant from Marvel’s X-Men universe, Apocalypse is also the most powerful who amassed many of the other mutants’ powers making him immortal and invincible. Awakening thousands of years after, he assembles his own team of mutants which he calls The Four Horsemen – War (Magneto), Death (Angel), Pestilence (Psylocke) and Famine (Storm) to help him annihilate the world. To stop Apocalypse’s path of global destruction, Raven/Mystique and Professor X must convince Magneto to abandon Apocalypse and join them and a new team of young X-Men.
An epic showdown is about to happen in cinemas nationwide this May 18 when the X-men confront their most legendary and most powerful enemy in X-Men: Apocalypse from 20th Century Fox to be distributed by Warner Bros.
Check out the latest trailer reveal here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IBX32kAQ3-w
‘Roots’ to premiere in May same day as the U.S.
HISTORY® premieres Roots on May 31 at 9 p.m. over four consecutive nights. The four-night, eight-hour event series developed by HISTORY, from A+E Studios, is a historical portrait of American slavery recounting the journey of one family and their will to survive and ultimately carry on their legacy despite hardship.
The stellar cast includes Academy Award® winners Forest Whitaker (Fiddler) and Anna Paquin(Nancy Holt); Academy Award® nominee and Emmy Award® winner Laurence Fishburne (Alex Haley); Golden Globe Award® winning and Emmy Award® nominated actor Jonathan Rhys Meyers (Tom Lea); Tony Award® winner Anika Noni Rose (Kizzy); Grammy Award® winner Tip “T.I.” Harris (Cyrus); Chad L. Coleman (Mingo); Emayatzy Corinealdi (Belle); Matthew Goode (Dr. William Waller); Derek Luke (Silla Ba Dibba); MekhiPhifer (Jerusalem); James Purefoy (John Waller); Erica Tazel (Matilda) and, introducing, Regé-Jean Page (Chicken George) and Malachi Kirby (KuntaKinte).
“Roots will allow new audiences to experience this epic family saga with a new vision that is both inspiring and tremendously entertaining,” said Paul Buccieri, president of A&E and HISTORY. “We are proud that HISTORY will be able to bring new life to this powerful story that remains as important today as it did when the original Roots first premiered.”
“Nearly 40 years ago I had the privilege to be a part of an epic television event that started an important conversation in America,” said LeVar Burton, co-executive producer. “I am incredibly proud to be a part of this new retelling and start the dialogue again, at a time when it is needed more than ever.”
HISTORY™ is available on SKYCable Ch 67; Cable Link Ch. 43; Dream Satellite Ch 30; Destiny Cable Ch 57; and Cignal Ch 125.