While this weekend belongs to ‘Batman V Superman’ that’s just the second major superhero movie of the year. Come May, all eyes will be on Bryan Singer’s farewell to the ‘X-Men’ franchise, ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ which introduces one of the team’s most deadly villains.
As we know, in the movie, Apocalypse enlists four “Horsemen” to assist in his conquest:
As we learned earlier, when the movie kicks off, Angel is duking it out in an underground German mutant fight club, and one of his opponents is Nightcrawler (Kodi Smit-McPhee) who eventually winds up as a member of the X-Men opposite Angel, who sides with Apocalypse and at some point is reborn as Archangel.
Below you can see a fluffy-haired Angel, pre-metamorphosis:
And below, is a picture of his opponent, Nightcrawler:
Now here are some additional photos from the movie, provided by ‘Empire’, which appear to depict a transformation in Apocalypse himself, from ordinary human to the blue-skinned, armored conqueror comic fans know:
‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ starring Michael Fassbender, James McAvoy, Jennifer Lawrence, Nicholas Hoult, Rose Byrne, Ben Hardy, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Tye Sheridan, Alexandra Shipp, Sophie Turner, Lana Condor, Olivia Munn, Evan Peters, Lucas Till, and Oscar Isaac opens in theaters on May 27, 2016.