The titular villain of X-Men: Apocalypse is terrifying because of his history. If the stories are true, he was the first mutant and has been around for generations. Well, now a new video dives into that backstory with a familiar-feeling, late-night TV vibe. Check it out.
Yes, that’s George Takei doing the voice. And yes, there’s more content about all of this. The official X-Men website has this timeline of the many Ages of Apocalypse.
And there are some cool tweets teasing his inclusion in world-altering events.
When Apocalypse rises, civilizations fall.— X-Men Movies (@XMenMovies) April 18, 2016
Casualties: 20,000 – 40,000 pic.twitter.com/V0mEmijQF5
We’ll learn more about Apocalypse, played by Oscar Isaac, when X-Men: Apocalypse hits theatres on May 26.