WHO’S IN IT?
James McAvoy (Filth), Michael Fassbender (Steve Jobs), Jennifer Lawrence (The Hunger Games), Oscar Isaac (Star Wars: The Force Awakens), Nicholas Hoult (Mad Max: Fury Road), Rose Byrne (Spy), Tye Sheridan (Mud), Sophie Turner (Game of Thrones), Olivia Munn (Magic Mike), Lucas Till (Walk The Line), Alexandra Shipp (Straight Outta Compton), Evan Peters (Kick-Ass), Kodi Smit-McPhee (Let Me In), Ben Hardy (film debut), Lana Condor (film debut), Josh Helman (Jack Reacher)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Bryan Singer (X-Men: Days of Future Past), director, producer; Simon Kinberg (Fantastic Four), writer, producer; Lauren Shuler Donner (Deadpool), producer; John Ottman (Superman Returns), composer, editor; Newton Thomas Sigel (The Usual Suspects), cinematographer; Michael Louis Hill (Sweet Little Lies), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
The world’s first and most powerful mutant, Apocalypse (Isaac), awakens from his millennia-spanning slumber, intent on destroying the world with the help of four mutants he embeds with immense powers, who include Storm (Shipp), Psylocke (Munn), Angel (Hardy) and Magneto (Fassbender). In order to stop Apocalypse and his four Horsemen from bringing out the end of days, Professor Charles Xavier (McAvoy) and Mystique (Lawrence) lead a team of young X-Men into battle…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
X-Men: Apocalypse closes out the new trilogy based on the classic Marvel comics with perhaps the biggest cast of mutants yet put on film (though still no word on whether Wolverine will make another appearance)…