Well, there are going to be some new mutants on the block when "X-Men: Apocalypse" opens next summer. And by new mutants we mean new version of old mutants (this is getting confusing). Last night on Twitter, "X-Men: Apocalypse" director Bryan Singer announced that Alexandra Shipp will be playing Storm, Sophie Turner will be Jean Grey, and Tye Sheridan will be Cyclops. The movie will open on May 27th, 2016.
All three actors are up-and-coming stars, with Shipp having recently starred in the Lifetime "Aaliyah" movie (and since "X-Men: Apocalypse" is set in the '80s, we hope that she rocks that awesome mohawk), while Sheridan has starred in "The Tree of Life," "Mud," "Joe," and has a role in the upcoming "Scouts vs. Zombies." Turner, of course, stars as Sansa Stark on "Game of Thrones" and has a number of buzz-worthy projects opening in the next year, including the action thriller "Barely Lethal," with Samuel L. Jackson and Hailee Steinfeld.
These new actors will join previously established mutants Nicholas Hoult (Beast), Jennifer Lawrence (Mystique), James McAvoy (Professor X), Michael Fassbender (Magneto), Evan Peters (Quicksilver) and newcomer Oscar Isaac, who will play the titular baddie. Filming begins this spring. Hopefully your mutant power is patience.