X-Men: Apocalypse Will Be Longer Than Most X-Men Films, Includes Homage at the End

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During of the screening of Usual Suspects at the 4th annual San Pedro International Festival, director Bryan Singer told the audience that he looks forward to working on smaller films one day but for the foreseeable future, he plans to continue making high-profile films because he is one of the few directors in Hollywood that has the reputation get a big-budget film approved.

His latest big-budget film is X-Men: Apcalypse is still being edited and the special effects are being polished for post-production. Even though the final cut is far from done, Singer believes that the final film of the latest X-Men trilogy will clock in as one of, if not, the longest X-Men film.


"Usually they're about two hours, but I might let this one be longer," he said. "There's even an homage at the end — it's going to get spoiled because they decided to use it in the trailer, which comes out in, like, six months — but it's kind of a wrap-up of the six movies."

"X-Men: Apocalypse" has a May 27, 2016 release directed by Bryan Singer starring Jennifer Lawrence, Michael Fassbender, James McAvoy, Nicholas Hoult, Evan Peters, Ian McKellen, Rose Byrne, Sophie Turner, Tye Sheridan, Alexandra Shipp and Oscar Isaac."

via Variety

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