20th Century Fox recently released the first trailer for the upcoming film X-Men: Apocalypse. Set to hit American theaters on May 27, 2016 in both 2D and 3D, the film will be a sequel to the 2014 X-Men: Days of Future Past. Directed by Bryan Singer with a screenplay written by Simon Kinberg, X-Men: Apocalypse will be the ninth installment in the X-Men movie series.

An official synopsis for the film was also released by the studio this week. It reads:

Since the dawn of civilization, he was worshiped as a god. Apocalypse (Oscar Isaac), the first and most powerful mutant from Marvel’s X-Men universe, amassed the powers of many other mutants, becoming immortal and invincible. Upon awakening after thousands of years, he is disillusioned with the world as he finds it and recruits a team of powerful mutants, including a disheartened Magneto (Michael Fassbender), to cleanse mankind and create a new world order, over which he will reign. As the fate of the Earth hangs in the balance, Raven (Jennifer Lawrence) with the help of Professor X (James McAvoy) must lead a team of young X-Men to stop their greatest nemesis and save mankind from complete destruction.

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