Coming Distractions: The end is nigh in the X-Men: Apocalypse trailer

We learned last month that the X-Men: Apocalypse trailer would be released along with Star Wars: Episode VII—The Force Awakens, which is now only a week away. But in case you’re a fan of the former but not the latter fandom, the trailer is already out (and no thanks to Jimmy Kimmel), thereby saving you at least two hours.

The trailer opens with Jean Grey (Sophie Turner) telling Charles Xavier (James McAvoy) about an apocalyptic vision she had, which he assures her was “just a dream.” But once we hear Oscar Isaac’s voice-over, it seems more likely that Jean’s telepathic powers have somehow reached (or been accessed by) Apocalypse, who is purportedly the world’s first mutant. He brags about all the names humanity has given him—Ra, Krishna, Yahweh—as he visits with different mutants, presumably to get his world-razing band back together.

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