Sophie Turner as Sansa Stark
Sophie Turner as Sansa Stark
Sophie Turner as Sansa Stark

Bryan Singer, director of the X-Men movies Tweeted the new castings for the 2016 follow up movie to X-Men: Days of Future Past. Here is the tweet:

The younger version of Jean Grey, the powerful telepathic mutant will be portrayed by Sophie Turner aka Sansa Stark from HBO’s Game of Thrones. Next, young Cyclops will be Tye Sheridan, who has recently been seen with Matthew McConaughey’s Mud (2012). And finally, Storm will be played by singer/actress Alexandra Shipp (Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B).

As previously reported, Stars Wars: Episode VII actor Oscar Isaac will appear as Apocalypse and Channing Tatum will be Gambit, everyone’s favourite Cajun hustler. According to the director, the movie will focus on one particular group of mutants and will take place in 1983. The script is co-written by Simon Kinberg, Dan Harris and Micheal Dougherty.

The crew from last X-Men movie that rebooted the whole franchise, notably people like Hugh Jackman, James McAvoy and Jennifer Lawrence (Mockingjay bow girl) will be back for more mutant love in 2016. Principal photography will commence in April 2015 in Montreal, Canada soon for a 27 May 2016 release.

Source: Twitter

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