Apocalypse to Have Major Role in Future 'X-Men' Movies, Will He Show Up in 'Days of Future Past'?

The ancient villain is rumored to be at the heart of all future mutant movies as Fox movies their franchise in a new direction.
Apocalypse to play a major role in all future X-Men movies
Apocalypse to play a major role in all future X-Men movies
It's expected that X-Men: Days of Future Past will be included as part of Fox's Saturday panel for Comic-Con 2013 in Hall H. With that is expected a major announcement in regards to Fox's X-Men universe as they take their franchise in a new direction, which will include an X-Force movie.

Now comes word that, like Thanos in Marvel's The Avengers, Ancient mega-villain Apocalypse will play a major role in all future X-Men and mutant related movies.

A source close to Fox had this to say.

"He's definitely a big part of Fox's whole plan for a big X-Men universe with spin-off movies. The Avengers really is the template here

Will he show up in Days Of Future Past?

"I won't say too much about that. You'll just have to wait and see."

Director Bryan Singer has played coy with the idea in the past, hinting that the 5,000-year-old human mutant may show up in X-Men: Days of Future Past.

One of the very first mutants, Apocalypse is both thousands of years old and a monstrous tyrant that has been a longtime foe of the X-Men. Apocalypse believes that only the strongest (whether mutant or superhuman) should survive. His body is a mix of organics and powerful celestial technology.

X-Men: Days of Future Past comes to theaters May 23rd, 2014 and stars Jennifer Lawrence, Michael Fassbender, Nicholas Hoult, Peter Dinklage, Hugh Jackman, Evan Peters, James McAvoy, Ellen Page. The film is directed by Bryan Singer.

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Comments (17)

  1. Jacob89

    @superman81 i agree

    9 months agoby @jacob89Flag

  2. Jacob89

    @superman81 i agree

    9 months agoby @jacob89Flag

  3. Raghu Seetharaman

    If they bring apocalypse to life I would love to see Christopher Judge of Stargate SG-1 fame and the voice of Magneto from the x-men evoltution take on this iconic role. It would be awesome.

    9 months agoby @Raghu-SeetharamanFlag

  4. Riley

    I'm not doing you any favors! This movie has been doomed from the start. FOX has failed yet again

    9 months agoby @riley-dFlag

  5. Dfella504

    u ppl have so much shiit to say...do me a favor...shut de FUK!! up, it doesn't matter if wolverine gets more screen time it doesn't matter if they go into the age of apocalypse... wat matters is any of u fuks going to support da x franchise?????? an go n c da films? not boot leg them stop bicthin

    9 months agoby @dfellaFlag

  6. CBF

    I like it as after Magneto, he's really the best villain they have. As long as they don't adapt Mr. Sinister I'm good. Maybe a shortened adaptation of Age of Apocalypse would be cool.

    9 months agoby @comicbookfanFlag

  7. the Narrator

    @ed-wood Too much, if one were to ask me. However, I'll remain open minded.

    9 months agoby @narratorFlag

  8. Hideki Ryuga

    Wondering if wolverine H. Jackman could still be part of this in case the movie is scheduled to be released in 2017

    9 months agoby @h-ryugaFlag

  9. Superman81

    @jacob89 yea kind of makes me wish Disney had the rights to X-Men and Spider - Man so we could get some crossovers. But Marvel either way is really doing some great things

    9 months agoby @superman81Flag

  10. cable9245

    Maybe he has something to do with X-Force

    9 months agoby @cable9245Flag

  11. CoreyB

    I am verrry excited about next X-Men movie.

    9 months agoby @CoreyBFlag

  12. ed_wood

    There really is a lot going on in this movie.

    9 months agoby @ed-woodFlag

  13. Jacob89

    @superman81 i agree totally really looking like we are gonna start getting the x-men we all deserve :D

    9 months agoby @jacob89Flag

  14. Superman81

    This is great news! Finally Fox seems to be getting their act together

    9 months agoby @superman81Flag

  15. ejk1

    @skywise Yep.

    9 months agoby @ejk1Flag

  16. Josh

    It seems like they could tie him in as sort of a major player behind all the futuristic stuff. Maybe seed it in a post-credits scene like they did with Thanos in The Avengers.

    9 months agoby @shuabertFlag

  17. skywise

    It is about time.

    9 months agoby @skywiseFlag