X-Men: Apocalypse: New Actors Playing Storm,Cyclops & Jean Grey Announced

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A couple years ago, director Bryan Singer usurped the trades by announcing the cast of X-Men: Days Of Future Past, and today he has done it again. Just a short while ago, Singer tweeted that new young actors that will be playing Storm, Cyclops and Jean Grey in 20th Century Fox's X-Men: Apocalypse.

Sophie Turner, who plays Sansa Stark on HBO's Game of Thrones, will play Jean Grey. The mutant with telepathic powers was previously played by Famke Janssen ("Taken").

Tye Sheridan, who starred alongside Matthew McConaughey in Mud, has landed the role of Cyclops (Scott Summers). The mutant that shoots powerful optic beams was previously played by James Marsden ("Superman Returns").

Alexandra Shipp, best known for playing KT Rush on the show House of Anubis, will play Storm (Ororo Munroe). The mutant that can control the weather was previously played by Halle Berry ("Monster's Ball").

X-Men: Apocalypse will open in theaters May 27, 2016