BAMF! That’s the sound of everyone’s favorite elfin blue mutant teleporting into Bryan Singer’s X-Men: Apocalypse. The director revealed via Instagram that the part of Kurt Wagner, a.k.a. Nightcrawler, would be played by Kodi Smit-McPhee (The Road, Let Me In).
Smit-McPhee is the latest addition to an ever-growing cast that includes Sophie Turner as Jean Grey, Tye Sheridan as Cyclops, Alexandra Shipp as Storm, and Oscar Isaac as Apocalypse. This casting is also welcome news for X-Men fans who’ve missed seeing Nightcrawler on the big screen since Alan Cumming portrayed him in X2: X-Men United.
We’ll continue to report on this story as it develops.
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