“X-Men: Apocalypse” Announced for 2016

Posted Friday December 6, 2013 3:45 PM GMT

While the world anxiously waits for “X-Men: Days of Future Past” to hit theaters in May 2014, there’s even more reason to get excited, according to director/producer Bryan Singer.

On Thursday (December 5) the veteran helmsman took to his Twitter account to announce that another X-Men movie is already in the works.

Singer tweeted, “#Xmen#Apocalypse2016!” and immediately the Twitterverse began buzzing with anticipation.

FOX has confirmed that “X-Men: Apocalypse” is slated for a May 27, 2016 release and will include the 1980s Marvel comics character Apocalypse.