The first clip from X-Men: Apocalypse expands on a scene glimpsed in the trailers – Moira MacTaggart explains to Professor X (James McAvoy) and Havok (Lucas Till) about how, in the new X-Men timeline, mutants have become objects of worship and in particular one mutant – the ancient and all-powerful Apocalypse (Oscar Isaac). Check out the clip here or in the embed below.
In 2000, Bryan Singer’s first X-Men established mutants as a recent issue that emerged circa present day. But X-Men: Days of Future Past changed all that, revealing mutants as early as 1973 and diverging from the original timeline. While X-Men: First Class remains canon, everything else – from X2 to The Wolverine – has been rewritten. In enters En Sabah Nur aka Apocalypse, glimpsed in the post-credits of Days of Future Past.
Apocalypse is the third in the X-Men prequel trilogy began with First Class as well as the grand finale of the six X-film. Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Tye Sheridan, Sophie Turner, Alexandria Shipp, Evan Peters, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Ben Hardy, Olivia Munn, Lana Condor, Josh Helman and Hugh Jackman co-star.
Worshiped as a god since the dawn of civilization, the immortal Apocalypse (Oscar Isaac) becomes the first and most powerful mutant. Awakening after thousands of years, he recruits the disheartened Magneto (Michael Fassbender) and other mutants to create a new world order. As the fate of the Earth hangs in the balance, Professor X (James McAvoy) and Raven (Jennifer Lawrence) lead a team of young X-Men to stop their seemingly invincible nemesis from destroying mankind.