Earlier today, the first official trailer for 20th Century Fox's X-Men: Apocalypse was released online. It was 2 1/2 minutes of mutant vs. mutant greatness.
It's time to savor those moments because we won't experience the full film until May 27, 2016. That said, since we're all going to see Star Wars: The Force Awakens next weekend, we'll also get our first glimpse of the Apocalypse film on the big screen since its trailer is screening with Episode VII.
Since the dawn of civilization, he was worshiped as a god. Apocalypse, 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.
Get a shot by shot look at the X-Men: Apocalypse trailer in the gallery below. X-Men: Apocalypse hits theaters May 27, 2016.