Fox Casts Oscar Isaac To Play Apocalyse

OscarIsaacOscar Isaac (Star Wars: The Force Awakens) has signed on to play Apocalypse in the upcoming X-Men: Age Of Apocalypse. The film will be based on a Simon Kinberg script and directed by Bryan Singer. It’s set in the 1980s and will likely feature Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence and James McAvoy as well as younger versions of familiar characters from the franchise.

Besides the upcoming Star Wars film, Isaac also has A Most Violent Year being released in December which could put the actor in the running for some major awards.

[Source: Variety]

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