Aww! It’s our first glimpse at Kodi Smit-McPhee as the blue, teleporting mutant Nightcrawler of X-Men: Apocalypse, as revealed by director Bryan Singer online. Lookit that widdle blue guy!

First, here’s exactly what Singer posted. You’ll have to click through to Instagram to see it, but don’t get too excited that it’s a video:

Now, let’s compare Smit-McPhee’s Nightcrawler to incarnation Alan Cumming played in X2:

Sorry, Alan, you just got bamfed by the new guy. Better clothes? Check. Better hair? Check. Huggability? DOUBLE CHECK.

[Via Comicbook.com]