As director Bryan Singer readies X-Men: Days of Future Past for release, he is clearly thinking ahead to the next film in the X-Men world. He recently announced the title would be X-Men: Apocalypse and has to be supremely excited with the prospect of honing in the story on the cast of the film that came before X-Men: Days of Future Past.
Singer stated that X-Men: Apocalypse will in fact be more of a sequel to X-Men: First Class than anything. “It’ll take place some time after this movie,” he admitted. “What happens in this movie brings about what’ll happen in that movie.”
And although details are pretty scarce for X-Men: Apocalypse, from the sounds of it, Singer and his team will at least partially explore some seriously old mutant myths.
“One thing that interests me is the notion of ancient mutants,” Singer said. “What would people thousands of years ago, without the benefit of science, think mutants were? And more importantly, what would mutants thousands of years ago think they were? Gods? Titans? Angels? Demons? And if such mutants did exist thousands of years ago, what became of them? Did they survive?”
Singer also released three new photos from his upcoming X-Men: Days of Future Past, due May 23. Check them out in the slideshow below!