Oscar Isaac

Oscar Isaac gets his supervillain on for 'X-Men: Apocalypse'

Oscar Isaac gets his supervillain on for 'X-Men: Apocalypse'

If you were casting a supervillain in a comic-book movie, odds are Oscar Isaac wouldn't be the first person you'd think of. Until he broke out to worldwide fame last year in "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" as ace pilot Poe Dameron — a guy squarely on the light side of the Force — Isaac was best known for his work in heady, small-scale fare like "Inside Llewyn Davis," "A Most Violent Year" and "Ex Machina."

But when director Bryan Singer approached Isaac about taking on the role of an ancient, all-powerful mutant in "X-Men: Apocalypse," opening Friday, the actor jumped at the...

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