Bryan Singer released some production art today on instagram, showing a caged winged figure in front of a crowd:
One would assume that this is Warren Worthington III a.k.a. Angel a.k.a. Archangel. All three iterations of the character would make sense for X-Men: Apocalypse, since Archangel is one of the Four Horsemen of Apocalypse. The Four Horsemen were confirmed for X-men: Apocalypse when Singer released a shot of the script on instagram last summer:
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All of this just feeds suspicions that EastEnders star Ben Hardy will take on Worthington’s role. The Wrap recently reported that Hardy was in talks for a “key, as-yet-undisclosed role in the film”.
X-Men: Apocalypse is set to release on May 27th, 2016.