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Olivia Munn is Transforming Into Psylocke

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The geek community has been rooting for Olivia Munn since she came in to our lives as the co-host of G4’s Attack of the Show. When she was cast as Betsy Braddock, aka Psylocke, in the new X-Men film, needless to say we were thrilled.  Munn has been teasing her progression into the Marvel universe via Instagram and so far, we’re digging her dedication.  Check out her new doo below and the new skills she’s acquired as she becomes fan-loved assassin:

💜 #psylocke

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Learned some new tricks…

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Psylocke (Elizabeth “Betsy” Braddock) is a Marvel Comics character, commonly associated with the X-Men. She was created by writer Chris Claremont and artist Herb Trimpe in 1976. Psylocke was initially a supporting character in the adventures of her twin brother, Captain Britain, even briefly substituting for him in the role, before becoming the mutant Psylocke and a member of the X-Men in 1986. Originally presented as a precognitive in the pages of Captain Britain and then as a telepath, the character eventually had her mind placed in the body of a Japanese female ninja known as Kwannon, gaining many of Kwannon’s martial arts skills and elements of her personality. Later, Psylocke acquired the power of telekinesis.

X-Men: Apocalypse is set to release on May 27, 2016.

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