X-Men: Apocalypse and Independence Day Resurgence wrap filming
Two big 20th Century Fox releases for 2016 wrapped filming this weekend! X-Men: Apocalypse director Bryan Singer posted on his Instagram account that main unit filming has wrapped. Second unit shooting will continue for a few weeks.
Michael Fassbender, James McAvoy, Jennifer Lawrence, and Nicholas Hoult lead the cast of X-Men: Apocalypse as Magneto, Professor X, Mystique, and Beast. The film will also see the return of Rose Byrne as Moira MacTaggert, Evan Peters as Quicksilver, Lucas Till as Havok and newcomers Alexandra Shipp as Storm, Sophie Turner as Jean Grey, Ben Hardy as Angel, Tye Sheridan as Cyclops, Olivia Munn as Psylocke and Lana Condor as Jubilee. Oscar Isaac is starring as the film’s title antagonist.
Said to be the conclusion of a trilogy started with X-Men: First Class and continued with X-Men: Days of Future Past, the Bryan Singer-directed X-Men: Apocalypse is set for release on May 27, 2016.
Independence Day Resurgence director Roland Emmerich also posted on his Instagram that filming has wrapped on that film in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Starring Liam Hemsworth, Jeff Goldblum, Bill Pullman, Judd Hirsch, Vivica A. Fox, Brent Spiner, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Jessie Usher, Maika Monroe and Sela Ward, Independence Day Resurgence is officially described as follows:
We always knew they were coming back. After Independence Day redefined the event movie genre, the next epic chapter delivers global spectacle on an unimaginable scale. Using recovered alien technology, the nations of Earth have collaborated on an immense defense program to protect the planet. But nothing can prepare us for the aliens’ advanced and unprecedented force. Only the ingenuity of a few brave men and women can bring our world back from the brink of extinction.
20th Century Fox will release the film on June 24, 2016. You can check out our previous coverage from the set by clicking here.