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COMIC REEL: "Batman" Rogues Gallery Rumors; T-Swift Not in "X-Men: Apocalypse" After All

BATMAN

X-MEN: APOCALYPSE

Despite many fans' hopes that Taylor Swift would be making her X-movie debut in a cameo role as Dazzler in "X-Men: Apocalypse" -- thanks to a still tweeted by Sophie Turner, which includes a "1989" reference, and a photo posted by producer Simon Kinberg with Swift alongside the film's cast -- Swift has shot down the rumor.

Swift reportedly told Gossip Cop that the rumors of her appearance in the film are simply "not true" -- in line with Kinberg, who told MTV, "No, there's nothing to it...I know where [the rumor] came from, because it's my fault."

Additionally, Fox has released a new featurette for the film, spotlighting the history of the titular big bad:

The studio also revealed a new promotional poster for the film, along with announcing a global fan screening on their Twitter page for May 9:

AQUAMAN

James Wan has responded to rumors that suggest he's dropping out of directing "Aquaman," taking to Twitter with the following posts that imply he's still very much involved with the project:

pic.twitter.com/ffJOZSWvkM

- James Wan (@creepypuppet) May 2, 2016

Just resurfaced from been buried in a foxhole for the last two weeks, wrapping up all things #conjuring2. You guys are killing me.

- James Wan (@creepypuppet) May 2, 2016

Wan also directly mentioned Devin Faraci -- who first wrote about the rumor for Birth.Movies.Death. -- asking fans to back off attacking him for the report:

Please, there's absolutely no need to attack Devin, or anyone.

- James Wan (@creepypuppet) May 2, 2016

Hits theaters on July 27, 2018.

CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR

Marvel has released a new "Captain America: Civil War" promo that features an unmasked Black Panther (Chadwick Boseman):

Hits theaters on May 6.

IRON FIST

New photos have been revealed of Finn Jones on the set of Iron Fist -- most notably showing off a deadly new kung fu pose for Danny Rand:

New Iron Fist set pics #IronFist #Marvel #Netflix #FinnJones #DannyRand #TheDefenders... https://t.co/8VO1Z1WIdb pic.twitter.com/kyrktnQXkE

- nothingbutgeek (@nothingbutgeek) May 2, 2016

New Photos Surface Of @FinnJones On The Set Of @MarvelIronFist: https://t.co/x6dOEEh9oC pic.twitter.com/zwRwb1U56m

- MCU Exchange (@TheMCUExchange) May 2, 2016

#IronFist: New images of #GoT actor Finn Jones as Danny Rand, practicing martial arts in NYC https://t.co/TYPPrjZasw pic.twitter.com/kpYWhSiIY6

- ScreenFed (@ScreenFed) May 2, 2016

Take look at a few set pics from the upcoming @netflix show, @MarvelIronFist . #IronFist is played by @FinnJones . pic.twitter.com/UKmXGLnZBS

- CinePhellas (@Cinephellas) May 2, 2016

(via ComicBookMovie)

Releases later this year on Netflix.

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