Movie News: X-MEN APOCALYPSE Gets X2 Writers

Written by Daniel Hicks Friday, 20 December 2013

Movie News

Bryan Singer has used Twitter, as he so often does, to tweet who is working on X-MEN: APOCALYPSE with him. When X2 came out that sentence would've made no sense. "Tweet?" they'd ask. "Is there celebrity bird surgery in 2013?" I digress…

X2, the second film in this long running franchise was penned by Mike Dougherty and Dan Harris who are now joining the writing team and X-MEN APOCALYPSE. Here is the official tweet from Bryan Singer:

Late night #XMen #Apocalypse story session.#SimonKinberg @DanimalHarris @Mike_Dougherty It's snowing in Egypt!

— Bryan Singer (@BryanSinger) December 19, 2013

X2 was arguably one of the better films of the X-Men franchise, so it’s no surprise Dougherty and Harris were brought in to work on the new film. However it is a surprise it was snowing in Egypt. I had to google it. But is this actually a hint at an APOCALYPSE related origin?

We’re still looking forward to X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST in May 27 2014, nevermind X-MEN APOCALYPSE due in 2016.

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