Bryan Singer Signs On to Direct “X-Men: Apocalypse”

Posted Monday December 9, 2013 2:10 PM GMT

Adding to the initial buzz from last week’s announcement, “X-Men: Apocalypse” has just secured Bryan Singer for the director’s chair.

The “Usual Suspects” helmsman will continue his journey with the Marvel franchise, following up his next-to-be-released installment “X-Men: Days of Future Past.”

And according to the studio, “X-Men: Apocalypse” has already secured a May 27th, 2016 theatrical release date.

Per the synopsis, “The X-men stand united as the past is changed for a future benefiting the Mutant-kind. But out of the darkness returns the first mutant, Apocalypse, who sees today's mutants as weak.”

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