'X-Men: Apocalypse' plot spoilers: Apocalypse backstory being explored in-depth

(Source: Fox)

On May 27, 2016, fans of the long-running X-Men movie franchise will finally get to see the 'X-Men: Apocalypse,' and lots of surprises are to be expected.

In the ending of the last X-Men flick, Days of Future Past, Wolverine, Charles Xavier, Storm, and other mutants were successful in defeating the Sentinels, preserving the race of the mutants and presenting a brand new timeline that started during the time that Professor Xavier's mutant school was still up and running.

For the next installment, fans will be excited to find out that some of the classic characters are set to appear such as Jean Grey and Cyclops, who both died in the past films, Storm, and Nightcrawler.

Wolverine is also expected to return and this time, he will be wearing the iconic yellow and black costume that the bladed mutant wears in the classic comics.

Apocalypse's character, which is also the movie's title character, will obviously be explored in-depth as he is described to be the first mutant born in Egypt with the "X Gene."

Director Bryan Singer talked to Entertainment Weekly about what fans can expect in X-Men: Apocalypse.

"You won't feel at the end of the movie that it set up Apocalypse. What it does is it sets up possibilities. But what we'll discover in Apocalypse is that events in this movie made that happen," Singer said.

He added, "Apocalypse deals with ancient mutancy. What would humans have thought mutants were? What would mutants think humans were? You're dealing with gods and things like that. And what if one survived and what if that found its way into our world?"

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