Brian Singer Tweets X-Men: Apocalypse New Cast Members

Brian Singer took to the unusual mode of Twitter for a surprise announcement to fans of the casting of three new actors to X-Men: Apocalypse roles. Alexandra Shipp will play Storm, Sophie Turner will play Jean Grey and Tye Sheridan will play Cyclops, according to Singer.

The fact that X-Men: Apocalypse is set significantly after the events of X-Men: First Class and way before the events of the first X-Men movie (which opened the modern-day chronology of films) meant that new actors needed to be cast for these iconic roles, replacing Halle Berry, James Marsden, and Famke Janssen.

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Here’s the revelatory Tweet:

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Editor-in-Chief at Bleeding Cool. Independent comics scholar and former English Professor. Writing books on magic in the works of Alan Moore and the early works of Neil Gaiman.

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