Oscar Isaac To Play Titular Villain in ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’

November 24, 2014 | Posted By In Casting | 1056 Views


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Actor Oscar Isaac has reportedly been cast as villain Apocalypse in the upcoming X-Men sequel. This third installment follows the successful “X-Men: Days of Future Past” which teased the arrival of the destructive villain in its post credits scene.

Set in the 1980s, Michael Fassbender, James McAvoy and Jennifer Lawrence are all expected to return in their roles of younger Magneto, Professor X and Mystique respectively. “X-Men: Apocalypse” is set to release May 27, 2016.

Isaac rose to prominence with his role in award season favorite “Inside Llewyn Davis” and will soon be seen in crime drama “A Most Violent Year” alongside Jessica Chastain. He recently completed work on the highly anticipated “Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens”.


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