X-Men: Apocalypse's Nightcrawler First Look Released

by Russ Burlingame

nightcrawlerFilmmaker Bryan Singer has released a first look at actor Kodi Smit-Mcphee in makeup as Kurt Wagner, better known as the X-Men's Nightcrawler, from the forthcoming film X-Men: Apocalypse, which starts filming...well, apparently pretty soon, as Singer says it's the first day on set.

The character was previously depicted by Alan Cumming in X2: X-Men United.

You can check out video, embedded via Twitter, below.

X-Men: Apocalypse will be in theaters on May 27, 2016. It's directed by Singer and stars Michael Fassbender, James McAvoy, Jennifer Lawrence and Nicholas Hoult.

By Russ Burlingame

Russ Burlingame has been covering comics and pop culture since 1999. He has written for WIZARD: THE COMICS MAGAZINE, Comic Related, Newsarama, and more before settling in for the long haul at ComicBook.com back in 2011.