Irish film fans are in for a treat this summer, the highly anticipated follow up to X-MEN DAYS OF FUTURE PAST has gotten pushed up to an earlier release date in Ireland and the UK. We’ll now get to see the movie on May 18th, a whopping 9 days before it opens in America on May 27th. Will you be able to resist sending spoilers to your American friends?

X-Men: Apocalypse sees  the emergence of the world’s first mutant, Apocalypse and introduces a host of new members to the franchise, including Game Of Thrones actress Sophie Turner as Jean Grey, Alexandra Shipp as Storm, Tye Sheridan as Scott Summers (aka Cyclops), former EastEnders actor Ben Hardy as Angel, Kodi Smit-McPhee as Nightcrawler and Olivia Munn has as Psylocke.

The latest trailer debuted exclusively on Instagram yesterday, check it out below.

In 3 months, only the strong will survive. See #XMen: #Apocalypse in theaters May 27.

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