The new Super Bowl location for X-Guys: Apocalypse just debuted 1 of the most very-expected characters in the “X-Guys” universe.
Olivia Munn has been cast as Psylocke, the very first on-display screen visual appeal of the popular “X-Guys” character. Anticipation for Psylocke’s debut was so large that Munn cemented her role in the film immediately after sending director Bryan Singer and producer Simon Kinberg lover-creations exactly where she was styled to look like the character.
But who is Psylocke?
Psylocke, genuine identify Betsy Braddock, is a experienced ninja and assassin with powerful telepathic abilities. She can go through minds and use telekinesis like Professor Xavier (James McAvoy) and Jean Gray (Sophie Turner), but she’s also a deadly swordswoman. She’s very first seen in the new Super Bowl location casually slicing by way of a car in mid-air.
Making use of her telepathic powers, she can develop a blade produced of pure psychic electricity. Munn informed Collider the weaponry provides to the psychology of the character. “She can get rid of from afar, like Magneto or Storm,” she mentioned. “But she chooses to develop a sword, which is a really personal way to get rid of an individual. She activities it.” Psylocke is 1 of the four horsemen, meaning she’s going up against Xavier and his faculty for gifted youngsters.
X-Guys: Apocalypse will come to theaters Might 27.