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Next year we will be treated to the next installment in the X-Men Franchise. [X-Men: Apocalypse](tag:1194267) will introduce a new cast, a new villain, and a new timeline. So here's the top 10 reasons the new X-Men is going to rock!

1. Night crawler

Everyone remembers Nightcrawler from X2. Many people fell in love with the character due to White House scene. Good News, Nightcrawler is back a look more like the comics this time.

2. Bryan Singer is back

Taking the helm of this film is beloved X-Men director Bryan Singer. He did the first two X-Men and [X-Men: Days Of Future Past](tag:203942). This time he's back with a vision for a new villain, a cooler X-Men team, and an '80s timeline.

3. It's X-Men The Animated Series come to life!

If you're an X-Men fan then you have to have seen the old animated series featuring Jubilee. Director Brian Singer has done his homework for this film and watched the entire series just to add certain nods to the films roots.

4. Magneto isn't actually a villain

In this movie Magneto is seen leaving civilization and ruffing it out in the middle of no where. However judging by what's seen it would seem like apocalypse finds him and makes him one of his horsemen.

5. Quicksilver returns!

If you've seen X-Men Days Of Future Past, this news should excite you... Three words: Pentagon... Kitchen... Scene. In X-Men Apocalypse Quicksilver will officially be joining the X-Men.

6. New Suits

We can see in the photo above that the X-Men are getting a suit upgrade, what do you think? I personally like the suits and think it's a step closer to a more comic booky X-Men.

7. A New Threat

In every X-Men movie Magneto except for X2 Magneto has been a villain, he may not start out the main villain but he certainly ends up to be, so a new main mutant villain is refreshing.

*Note: Originally this article shared a leaked image of Apocalypse (not looking like Ivan Ooze) but the image was removed on request by the studio.*

8. A New Cast

With the the main three X-Men (Storm, Cyclopes, and Jean Grey) being recast we have the opportunity to do these characters differently and make a more comic-faithful version to the characters.

9. Archangel

Probably what everyone's most excited about is the appearance of Archangel on screen. For those who don't know Archangel, he is a modified version of Angel created by Apocalypse.

10. Expansion of the XCU

Following X-Men Apocalypse, we have another X-Men movie being made along with Deadpool, Gambit, and another Wolverine movie. Not to mention the characters appearing in X-Men Apocalypse. Some of these additions are Quicksilver, Psylocke, Apocalypse, Nightcrawler, Storm, Cyclopes, Jean Grey, and the original cast from X-Men First Class.

Do you think X-Men Apocalypse will be good? Sound off in the comments below and let me know if there's anything else you want me to write about.


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