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Oscar Isaac to play lead villain in 'X-Men: Apocalypse'
Oscar Isaac to play lead villain in 'X-Men: Apocalypse'

Oscar Isaac is set for another violent year — this time in 2016. The 35-year-old actor will play the titular world-ending villain in "X-Men: Apocalypse," Fox's upcoming installment of the blockbuster franchise based on the Marvel Comics books. Set for release May 27, 2016, and to be directed by "X"-veteran Bryan Singer, the film will pit the X-Men against perhaps their most menacing foe yet in Apocalypse (Isaac), an ancient, gray-skinned mutant with near-limitless powers who was teased in a post-credits scene of "X-Men: Days of Future Past." That film, along with the Matthew Vaughn-directed 2011 prequel "X-Men: First Class," helped...

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