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X-MEN: APOCALYPSE (2016): Tom Hardy Eyed to Play Apocalypse

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Tom Hardy Being Considered to Play Apocalypse in X-Men: Apocalypse. Knowing that Apocalypse would be the main villain in Bryan Singer’s next X-Men film, fans have been wondering who would play the all-powerful mutant. Well, rumors have been swirling that Tom Hardy is being targeted for the role.

Tom Hardy has been a hot commodity these days after the actor is being considered for roles from both DC and Marvel. Just last week, he was offered to play a member of DC’s Suicide Squad and as Doctor Strange for Marvel. The Wrap reported that Tom probably would only choose one comic book-based film to work on since Suicide Squad, X-Men: Apocalypse, and Doctor Strange will be released in the same year.

Tom Hardy may be able to pull off playing a villain since he played one before during his take as Bane in The Dark Knight Rises. It looks like maybe Tom may be well suited for Suicide Squad rather than X-Men: Apocalypse but only time will tell once the actor makes his decision. Tom has a busy year ahead of him as he has four movies out in 2015, including Child 44, Mad Max: Fury Road, Legend, and The Revenant.

Apocalypse appeared as a young pharaoh at the end of X-Men: Days of Future Past, teasing that the world’s first mutant would become the next main threat for the X-Men. X-Men: Apocalypse will be released on May 27, 2016.

So which role do you guys think Tom Hardy should go for?

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Mufsin Mahbub

Mufsin is a freelance writer from New York who has a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism at Long Island University. He has written for publications like HollywoodLife, Clubplanet, and Heavy. He is an avid lover for everything related to TV and film. He has gone to dozens of film screenings, press events, and loves to attend New York Comic Con every year. He gives an honest opinion on every TV show or film that people are going to be talking about.

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