Olivia Munn Joins X-Men: Apocalypse as Psylocke
'The Newsroom' star and self-proclaimed fangirl Olivia Munn has joined the ensemble cast of X-Men: Apocalypse as Psylocke.
Elizabeth "Betsy" Braddock aka Psylocke is a ’90s-era mutant superheroine with Telekinetic powers. The character appeared in 'X-Men' and 'X-Force' comic books. Her storyline ties into a mission to loacte and kill the ancient mutant supervillain Apocalypse.
Olivia Munn joins new additions Ben Hardy as Angel, Lana Condor as Jubilee, Kodi Smit-McPhee as Nightcrawler, Tye Sheridan as Cyclops, Sophie Turner as Jean Grey, Alexandra Shipp as Storm, and Oscar Isaac as Apocalypse/En Sabah Nur.
Set in the early ’80s, 'X-Men: Apocalypse' will focus on the young cast featuring Charles Xavier (James McAvoy), Erik Lehnsherr (Michael Fassbender) and Mystique (Jennifer Lawrence). ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ is set for release on May 27, 2016.