Today via his Instagram, director Bryan Singer announced that actor Kodi Smit-McPhee (The Road, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes), would play the young Kurt Wagner a.k.a. Nightcrawler in the upcoming X-Men: Apocalypse film.


This social media announcement follows Singer’s casting announcement of Scott Summers, Jean Grey and Storm via Twitter earlier this year.

Are you looking forward to seeing Nightcrawler join X-Men: Apocalypse? What do you think of this latest casting announcement? Tell us in the comments below.

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  1. Bob
    February 18, 2015 at 3:38 am — Reply

    Ummm,are they throwing out their own messed up continuity now? Kurt appeared in X-2. He was introduced as a new character.

  2. Randallw
    February 18, 2015 at 4:00 am — Reply

    DOFP reset the time line, so they can change x men history.

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