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

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 was released May 23rd, 2014.

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  • jacob89 • 2 years ago

    @superman81 i agree

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    • jacob89 • 2 years ago

      @superman81 i agree

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      • Raghu-Seetharaman • 2 years ago

        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.

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        • riley-d • 2 years ago

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

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          • dfella • 2 years ago

            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

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            • comicbookfan • 2 years ago

              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.

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              • narrator • 2 years ago

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

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                • h-ryuga • 2 years ago

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

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                  • superman81 • 2 years ago

                    @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

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                    • cable9245 • 2 years ago

                      Maybe he has something to do with X-Force

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                      • CoreyB • 2 years ago

                        I am verrry excited about next X-Men movie.

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                        • ed-wood • 2 years ago

                          There really is a lot going on in this movie.

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                          • jacob89 • 2 years ago

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

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                            • superman81 • 2 years ago

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

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                              • ejk1 • 2 years ago

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                                • shuabert • 2 years ago

                                  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.

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                                  • skywise • 2 years ago

                                    It is about time.

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