X-Men: Apocalypse synopsis
The official synopsis for the latest movie in the X-Men franchise, X-Men: Apocalypse has been released by 20th Century Fox.
The synopsis reads:
Since the dawn of civilization, he was worshiped 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.”
Rose Byrne returns as Moira MacTaggert, Evan Peters as Quicksilver, and Lucas Till as Havok.
New faces in the film include Alexandra Shipp as Storm, Sophie Turner as Jean Grey, Ben Hardy as Angel, Tye Sheridan as Cyclops, Olivia Munn as Psylocke and Lana Condor as Jubilee.
X-Men: Apocalypse is set for release on May 27, 2016.