Bryan Singer gets 'X-2' screenwriters to contribute on 'X-Men: Apocalypse'

By Chelsea Lewis ,

If comic book fans are not following Bryan Singer on Twitter, they are missing out on breaking X-Men movie news. Singer recently announced that he would be working on the upcoming X-Men: Apocalypse, which is set to be released sometime in 2016.

More details have been released surrounding Apocalypse, including that Singer will be directing. Now, Singer revealed on Twitter that his screenwriters from X-Men 2 are working on X-Men: Apocalypse.

Simon Kinberg, Dan Harris and Mike Dougherthy co-wrote X2 and have become part of a "brain trust" that will be working on expanding the X-Men universe, Cinema Blend reports.

X-Men: Apocalypse will be a sequel to the upcoming X-Men: Days of Future Past but will only feature the younger cast of the X-Men, IGN reported. This was confirmed when Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart said in a recent interview that they have not been approached for X-Men: Apocalypse, added Cinema Blend.

Creating an entire creative team around a comic book film is becoming very popular. Man of Steel utilized this style and Sony did the same in regards to their expansion of the Amazing Spider-Man universe. Of course, Marvel also has its own team working on its Cinematic Universe.

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