X-Men: Apocalypse Gets A Fun Viral Video With a Conspiracy Theory Theme

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The titular villain of X-Men: Apocalypse is terrifying because of his history. If the stories are true, he was the first mutant and has been around for generations. Well, now a new viral video dives into that backstory with a familiar-feeling, late-night TV vibe.

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Check it out.

Yes, that’s George Takei doing the voice. And yes, there’s more content about all of this. The official X-Men website has this timeline of the many Ages of Apocalypse.

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And there are some cool tweets teasing his inclusion in world-altering events.

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We’ll learn more about Apocalypse, played by Oscar Isaac, on May 27, when X-Men: Apocalypse hits theaters.

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petekwando
petekwando

Okay, I gotta say that’s one of the best pieces of viral marketing I’ve seen. It didn’t even click until I started watching that, oh of course it would be an “In Search Of” style show, I grew up on that series. And Takei too, filling in for his dear departed friend! Genius.