Watch: Viral 'X-Men: Apocalypse' Vid About the Rise of En Sabah Nur
What if the world’s first mutant actually appeared thousands of years ago? Unlock the secrets of En Sabah Nur. 20th Century Fox has debuted a very short viral video made for Bryan Singer's upcoming X-Men: Apocalypse that looks at the origins of the big bad villain named Apocalypse. His real name is En Sabah Nur, played by Oscar Isaac in the movie, a mutant who was born 5000 years ago in Aqaba. He is possibly the very first living being on Earth to have the mutant gene. This video explains some of his backstory and how he became the evil supervillain that battles the X-Men in this upcoming movie. There is also a website that shows the destruction of Apocalypse over time - here. With one month left, they're trying to build buzz.
The viral video for X-Men: Apocalypse titled "In the Footsteps of… En Sabah Nur", via Fox's YouTube:
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X-Men: Apocalypse is directed by Bryan Singer (X-Men, X2, Superman Returns, Valkyrie, X-Men: Days of Future Past), who co-wrote the script with Michael Dougherty, Dan Harris and Simon Kinberg. Details are scarce, but we know the comic book villain Apocalypse will be the antagonist, and we'll see Alexandra Shipp, Sophie Turner, Tye Sheridan and Kodi Smit-McPhee join the team as Storm, Jean Grey, Cyclops and Nightcrawler respectively with James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Nicholas Hoult, and Rose Byrne all reprising their franchise roles. X-Men: Apocalypse opens in theaters May 27th this summer.