‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ Will Start Filming in Montreal in April 2015
It seems that “X-Men: Apocalypse” will start filming in location of Montreal once again. read on to learn more about this scoop.
“X-Men: Apocalypse” will begin shooting in April 2015 in Montreal, where “X-Men: Days of Future Past” was also shot, setting up on Mel’s Studio. It was also reported that “X-Men: Days of Future Past” generated over $100 million helping the local economy of Montreal.
“Journal de Montreal this morning is reporting that the production office for the next film in the series, X-Men: Apocalypse will open next month, with set construction at Mel’s Studio starting in December and shooting beginning in April of next year,” wrote CJAD 800AM radio.
Not so much is known of “X-Men: Apocalypse,” although it has been revealed that it will take place in the 1980s and will center on the returning cast members from “X-Men: First Class.” In addition, it will feature central villain, En Sabah Nur or Apocalypse, along with his four horsemen who were featured in the post credit scenes of “Days of Future Past.”
In the comics, Apocalypse was heralded as “the first one” one of the very first mutants born in the age of ancient pharaohs in Egypt. He is both thousands of years old and a monstrous tyrant that has been a longtime foe of the X-Men. He believes that only the strongest, whether mutant or superhuman, should survive. He is the master of the Four Horsemen, of which has made several incarnations within the comic books, with the four riders consisting of mutants and nonmutants alike.
“X-Men: Apocalypse” will hit the big screens on May 27, 2016, occupying the same Memorial Day slot for “X-Men: Days of Future Past.” It will be facing off against Disney’s planned “Alice in Wonderland 2,” similarly how “Days of Future Past” squared off against Disney’s “Maleficent.” The upcoming film will be directed by Bryan Singer from a script penned by Mike Dougherty, Dan Harris and Simon Kinberg.
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