Kodi Smit-Mcphee Cast As Young Nightcrawler in X-Men: Apocalypse

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X-Men: Apocalypse director Bryan Singer is one of the few directors who often breaks his own casting news. Through his official Instagram account, Singer announced tonight that Kodi Smit-Mcphee has been cast as a young Nightcrawler in X-Men Apocalypse.

Kodi Smit-Mcphee has appeared in a number of TV shows and movies, including The Road, Romeo & Juliet, Young Ones, and Dawn of the Planet of the Apes. He was also the voice of Norman Babcock in ParaNorman.

Kodi Smit-Mcphee joins previously announced young X-Men cast members: Sophie Turner, Tye Sheridan, and Alexandra Shipp.

 

Excited to welcome @kodismitmcphee to the cast of #XmenApocalypse as young #Nightcrawler. @alexvaughanphoto

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