With “X-Men: Apocalypse” arriving in just a few short months, the Fox promotional machine is gearing up, releasing new information about and images from the film.
On such piece of new information is the fact that one of the movie’s scenes takes place in a Weapon X facility. The description, via Empire Magazine by way of CBM.com, reads: “The quartet have been kidnapped by army twonk William Stryker following a cataclysmic event at the X-Mansion, and wake up in a holding cell. On a balcony above them, Stryker taunts his prisoners, demanding to know the whereabouts of Magneto.”
Director Bryan Singer addressed how Wolverine and Weapon X — the facility that gave the mutant his famous adamantium skeleton and claws — plays a part in the film. “As a central character, he didn’t fit into this particular story,” said Singer. It’s not yet been confirmed that Hugh Jackman will appear in the film, and Singer’s comment seems to leave wiggle-room for a possible cameo appearance from the popular mutant.â€‚â€‚
Singer also said he doesn’t think about leaving the X-franchise, saying that, “Abandoning the franchise is not something I think about. But I could not roll into another X-Men movie tomorrow. And I hope not to. I hope to take a break.” When asked if there are villains he’d like to work with, he said that he’d “love to use Proteus somehow. There’s a lot visually you could do with a character like that.”
CBM also has scans of images from “Apocalypse” included in the latest “Empire” issue.
“X-Men: Apocalypse” opens on May 27, 2016.