Olivia Munn certainly isn't shy, and is notorious for being a nerdy pin-up girl who likes to pose in scantily clad outfits. Her X-Men: Apocalypse costume isn't exactly modest either. And while we've seen her spinning swords in this purple latex getup, the actress has shared a new photo from the set, which gives us a glimpse of her better side. Yes, today we get the first Psylocke 'ass' shot. And it is what it is!
While director Bryan Singer is quite active in sharing behind-the-scenes images from the set of X-Men: Apocalypse, Olivia Munn is the cast member with the strongest social media presence. She recently participated in a Q&A session on Twitter where she answered a number of fan questions. One of the better ones was whether or not Psylocke, who is discovered hiding behind the Iron Curtain by Apocalypse, has a British accent. Here's what she had to say about her dialect and how her family helped define Psylocke for the screen.
"No. I do not have an English accent as Psylocke. But that's because there are a lot of people with English accents in the film. So I thought maybe I'd be American and represent this side of the pond. I didn't have to do a lot of comic book reading for Psylocke. I got the role because I pretty much did most of this stuff when I was young. I grew up in Japan. And being one of five kids, we'd all get our X-Men comics, and we'd share them and put them together. But I would get on the phone with my sister every few days to talk out Psylocke, because my family talks about X-Men as though it were the Civil War."
Over the course of X-Men: Apocalypse's production, we saw plenty of behind-the-scenes footage of Olivia Munn training for her role as Psylocke. And we know she is quite proficient with her sword. The actress teased a big fight scene in the movie, and revealed just how much effort and energy went into making this particular Mutant character special.
"I worked for many months training. I did like six or seven hours a day. Sword and Tai Kwon Do training. And stunt training. And wire training. And I shot a fight scene for about two weeks. So, I hope there is a big fight scene that still remains in the movie. I shot one, so hopefully there will be one. I did get hurt training. Most of it was self-inflicted. I have a picture of my leg that is completely bruised from my ankle all the way up to my thigh. That was just because I was at home trying to learn sword by myself. And this was before I asked for a not-so-sharp blade to practice with."
You can check out all of Olivia Munn's answers here. 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. Check out the latest image of Psylocke showing her ass. Is it everything you hoped it would be?