Ben Hardy Joins X-MEN APOCALYPSE In A Key Role

According to The Wrap, "EastEnders" star Ben Hardy is in talks for a key, as-yet-undisclosed role in Bryan Singer‘s "X-Men: Apocalypse."

Hardy was among those who tested to play Cyclops, though that eventually went to Tye Sheridan. Hardy was also being rumored to play a young Angel but it now it appears he’s won an important role that is being kept under wraps.

Hardy will join James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, and Nicholas Hoult, Rose Byrne. Evan Peters and newcomers Alexandra Shipp, Sophie Turner, Kodi Smit-McPhee and most likely Hugh Jackman’s Wolverine.

Continuing the "First Class" era, "X-Men: Apocalypse" will be set in the 1980s and will offer some younger versions of previously-seen characters.The film is being written by Simon Kinberg.

"X-Men: Apocalypse" hits theaters on May 27, 2016.

Source: The Wrap

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