The albino mutant
The albino mutant
The albino mutant

Caliban will appear in the new X-Men movie after director, Bryan Singer shared an Instagram photo of him shooting a scene in an underground set.

Shooting Caliban's place of "business" #Xmen #XMenApocalypse

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Who is Caliban?

He is basically an albino mutant who is specialized in detecting and tracking down other mutants (just like the Cerebro used by Professor X) . The ability makes him a invaluable ally or tool to anyone with an agenda. He belongs to a group called the Morlocks, mutants who choose to hide underground and Apocalypse recruited him to be a member of the Four Horsemen in the comics.

The official profile of Caliban by Marvel:

Caliban is able to psionically sense the presence of other mutants within a 25 mile radius of himself. Originally, Caliban was able to increase his strength to superhuman levels and absorb fear-generated psionic energy from fear radiated by others, turning it against them when his adrenalin levels rose. Apocalypse’s genetic manipulation enhanced his strength, speed, stamina, durability, agility, and reflexes to superhuman levels, and allowed him to use his fear-casting powers at any time. Apocalypse subsequently altered Caliban’s powers to allow him to generate a psychoactive virus that attacks from within on the highest planes of the psyche. Having lived for many years underground, Caliban’s eyes were sensitive to even the smallest amount of light, but recently that seems to no longer be the case.”

Interestingly, another Morlock member, Angel Dust that’s portrayed by Gina Carano will appear in another Marvel movie, Deadpool.

X-Men: Apocalypse starring Jennifer Lawrence, Michael Fassbender, James McAvoy, Nicholas Hoult and Evan Peters back in their roles from previous films, including Rose Byrne, who is reprising her role as Moira McTaggert from First Class. New cast members featuring people like Sophie Turner as Jean Grey, Tye Sheridan as Scott Summers, Alexandra Shipp as Storm and Olivia Munn as Psylocke, along with Oscar Isaac as the main bad guy, Apocalypse.

X-Men: Apocalypse arrives in theaters on 27  May 2016.

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