The End is Fast Approaching in the First Trailer for X-Men: Apocalypse

XMen_Apocalypse_Poster(PCM) 20th Century Fox debuted the first trailer for X-Men: Apocalypse earlier today, debuting the first look at the intense fifth installment in the latest X-Men series.

Clocking in at two-and-a-half minutes long, the trailer gives us our first look at some of the new actors portraying the young versions of X-Men in action, including Kodi Smit-McPhee as a young Nightcrawler, Sophie Turner as a young Jean Grey, Tye Sheridan as a young Cyclops, and Ororo Munroe as a young Storm. We also get our first look at James McAvoy rocking Professor X’s iconic bald head.

The dark new trailer promises a lot of drama and destruction from X-Men: Apocalypse, opening in theaters nationwide on May 27, 2016.

Following the critically acclaimed global smash hit X-Men: Days of Future Past, director Bryan Singer returns with X-Men: Apocalypse.

Since the dawn of civilization, he was worshipped as a god. Apocalypse, the first and most powerful mutant from Marvel’s X-Men universe, amassed the powers of many other mutants, becoming immortal and invincible.

Upon awakening after thousands of years, he is disillusioned with the world as he finds it and recruits a team of powerful mutants, including a disheartened Magneto (Michael Fassbender), to cleanse mankind and create a new world order, over which he will reign.

As the fate of the Earth hangs in the balance, Raven (Jennifer Lawrence) with the help of Professor X (James McAvoy) must lead a team of young X-Men to stop their greatest nemesis and save mankind from complete destruction.

X-Men: Apocalypse stars James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Oscar Isaac, Nicholas Hoult, Rose Byrne, Tye Sheridan, Sophie Turner, Olivia Munn, Lucas Till, Evan Peters, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Alexandra Shipp, Josh Helman, Lana Condor, and Ben Hardy

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