Munn joins the expanding mutant cast…

Director Bryan Singer has revealed, via Instagram, that Olivia Munn (‘Mortdecai,’ ‘The Newsroom’) has scored the role of Elizabeth “Betsy” Braddock, a.k.a. Psylocke, in the forthcoming ‘X-Men: Apocalypse.’


Excited to welcome @oliviamunn as Betsy Braddock! #Psylocke #XmenApocalypse #XMEN

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Created by writer Chris Claremont and artist Herb Trimpe, Psylocke is a mutant whose powers include telepathy and telekinesis. The character briefly appeared in 2006’s ‘X-Men: The Last Stand,’ played by Mei Melançon.

Additionally, it has been confirmed that former ‘EastEnders’ actor Ben Hardy will take on the role of Angel. You can check out some concept art below, courtesy of Empire.


Filming on ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ gets underway shortly in Montreal ahead of a May 2016 release.