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John Ottman to Return for ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’

John Ottman to Return for ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’

John Ottman to Return for ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’

John Ottman has officially signed on to score X-Men: Apocalypse. The film is directed by Bryan Singer and star Jennifer Lawrence, James McAvoy, Michael Fassebender, Nicholas Hoult, Evan Peters and Rose Byrne who return in their roles from X-Men: First Class and Days of Future Past. They are joined by new cast members Sophie Turner who will play Jean Grey, Alexandra Shipp as Storm, Tye Sheridan as Cyclops, Kodi Smit-McPhee as Nightcrawler, as well as Oscar Isaacs and Ben Hardy. Simon Kinberg who scripted the previous film in the franchise is writing the screenplay for the sequel, which takes place in the 1980s. Singer and Kinberg are also producing the project with Lauren Shuler Donner and Hutch Parker. Ottman will also once again serve as the film’s editor. The composer has previously scored and edited Singer’s X2 and last year’s X-Men: Days of Future Past. X-Men: Apocalypse is set to be released on May 27, 2016 by 20th Century Fox.

SOURCE: filmmusicreporter

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