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Last week, director Bryan Singer surprised X-Men fans when he sent out this unexpected Tweet to his followers:

#Xmen#Apocalypse 2016!

Bryan Singer (@BryanSinger) December 5, 2013

While there wasn't much info to go on, many jumped to the conclusion that the X-Men: Days of Future Past director would also be at the helm of this upcoming 20th Century Fox Marvel mutant adventure. Since this short announcement was made, the director has remained silent about X-Men: Apocalypse. Soon after, a spoiler filled look at X-Men: Days of Future Past's end credit sequence revealed that it would tie directly into this sixth X-Men adventure. It also gave away a major plot point (to be spoiled: clickHere

Still, at that point, nothing had been confirmed by the studio, including who was directing, who was writing, and who was starring in the movie. That changes this morning, as Bryan Singer has been confirmed to direct X-Men: Apocalypse. »

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