‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ Casts Jean Grey, Storm and Cyclops

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X-Men Apocalypse Casts Storm, Cyclops, and Jean Grey

Sophie Turner poses at The Moet British Independent Film Awards 2014 at Old Billingsgate Market on December 7, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by David M. Benett / Getty Images for The Moet British Independent Film Awards)

Writer/director Bryan Singer officially announced he’s added three new members to the cast of the next X-Men film, X-Men: Apocalypse. Singer took to Twitter to reveal the latest additions to the cast, revealing Alexandra Shipp, Sophie Turner, and Tye Sheridan will be playing younger versions of Storm, Jean Grey, and Cyclops. They’ll be joining a cast that already includes Oscar Isaac as the main villain, Michael Fassbender as Magneto, James McAvoy as Professor X, Jennifer Lawrence as Mystique, and Nicholas Hoult as Beast.

Singer worked on the script along with Simon Kinberg, and 20th Century Fox is targeting a May 2016 theatrical release.

Tye Sheridan’s resume includes Last Man Standing, Joe, Mud, and The Tree of Life. Alexandra Shipp’s Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B, Drumline: A New Beat, and Ray Donovan. And Sophie Turner is best known to millions of Game of Thrones fans as ‘Sansa Stark.’


-By Rebecca Murray

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