Did Days Of Future Past Cause The Awakening Of Apocalypse? X-Men's Director Explains

May 27, 2016 3:38 PM

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As things currently stand, there are two distinct timelines in the live-action X-Men franchise. The split was caused by the finale of X-Men: Days of Future Past, which altered the course of history after 1973, rendering everything after that point as being separate from what came before it (including the events of the original trilogy and both Wolverine films). Now, audiences can see a brand new adventure set in the post-Days of Future Past timeline, featuring the rise of the all-powerful mutant known as Apocalypse in the year 1983. This leaves us with a very important question: is it possible that the dangerous blue mutant also rose in the original timeline, and was simply never mentioned?

I recently posed this very query to director Bryan Singer, who explained with using theories in quantum physics that the resurrection of the titular villain in X-Men: Apocalypse is a first-time event. I had the pleasure of sitting down with Singer at the X-Men: Apocalypse junket in London, England a...

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