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** In an IGN interview promoting ''Film/DarkPhoenix'', Michael Fassbender revealed that he had suggested the stress endured by Erik during the Auschwitz scene would result in him gaining his comic counterpart's iconic white hair, but the writers and director vetoed the idea.


* TroubledProduction: To what extent isn’t fully known but what is known is that Bryan Singer’s habit of being absent from set caused problems on set, meaning Newton Thomas Sigel (the film’s cinematographer) had to direct some scenes. Creator/SophieTurner revealed that Singer was, in her words, “unpleasant” and implied the on-set tension between Creator/RamiMalek and Singer on ''Film/BohemianRhapsody'' also happened with her. Creator/OscarIsaac also hated the costume and makeup he had to wear to play Apocalypse, which according to him prevented him from being able to properly move or even move his head to face the actors due to how restrictive and heavy the full-body suit was. Creator/JenniferLawrence also described the production as “all choas, no fun” in an interview and it’s understandably theorized by fans that her expierence on this set was the main reason Lawrence decided to leave the franchise, though she came back for ''Film/DarkPhoenix''.

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* TroubledProduction: To what extent isn’t fully known but what is known is that Bryan Singer’s habit of being absent from set caused problems on set, meaning Newton Thomas Sigel (the film’s cinematographer) had to direct some scenes. Creator/SophieTurner revealed that Singer was, in her words, “unpleasant” and implied the on-set tension between Creator/RamiMalek and Singer on ''Film/BohemianRhapsody'' also happened with her. Creator/OscarIsaac also hated the costume and makeup he had to wear to play Apocalypse, which according to him prevented him from being able to properly move or even move his head to face the actors due to how restrictive and heavy the full-body suit was. Creator/JenniferLawrence also described the production as “all choas, chaos, no fun” in an interview and it’s understandably theorized by fans that her expierence on this set was the main reason Lawrence decided to leave the franchise, though she came back for ''Film/DarkPhoenix''.

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* CelebrityVoiceActor: In the Japanese dub, Apocalypse is voiced by the comedian and actor Ken Matsudaira, better known for non-Japanese audiences as the sumo wrestler [[Manga/NotariMatsutarou Matsutaro Sakaguchi]], and to a more specific audience as [[Series/KamenRiderOOO Tokugawa Yoshimune!]]


** [[Series/{{Greek}} Amber Stevens West]] and Creator/{{Zendaya}} screen-tested for the part of [[Comicbook/{{Storm}} Ororo Munroe]] before Creator/AlexandraShipp was cast. The latter would eventually go on to portray [[spoiler: MJ.]] in the Franchise/MarvelCinematicUniverse.

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** [[Series/{{Greek}} Amber Stevens West]] and Creator/{{Zendaya}} screen-tested for the part of [[Comicbook/{{Storm}} Ororo Munroe]] before Creator/AlexandraShipp was cast. The latter would eventually go on to portray [[spoiler: MJ.]] MJ]] in the Franchise/MarvelCinematicUniverse.


** [[Series/{{Greek}} Amber Stevens West]] and Creator/{{Zendaya}} screen-tested for the part of [[Comicbook/{{Storm}} Ororo Munroe]] before Creator/AlexandraShipp was cast. The latter would eventually go on to be cast in the Franchise/MarvelCinematicUniverse as [[spoiler: MJ.]]

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** [[Series/{{Greek}} Amber Stevens West]] and Creator/{{Zendaya}} screen-tested for the part of [[Comicbook/{{Storm}} Ororo Munroe]] before Creator/AlexandraShipp was cast. The latter would eventually go on to be cast in the Franchise/MarvelCinematicUniverse as portray [[spoiler: MJ.]]]] in the Franchise/MarvelCinematicUniverse.


*** Creator/JoshHutcherson, Creator/TimotheeChalamet, Creator/LoganLerman, Creator/DylanOBrien, and Creator/JessePlemons were also considered for the part of Cyclops before Creator/TyeSheridan was cast.
** Creator/ChloeGraceMoretz was offered the role of [[Comicbook/JeanGrey Jean Grey]], but ultimately turned it down due to scheduling conflicts with ''Literature/TheFifthWave''.

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*** Creator/JoshHutcherson, Creator/TimotheeChalamet, Creator/LoganLerman, Creator/DylanOBrien, and Creator/JessePlemons were also considered for the part of Cyclops Scott Summers before Creator/TyeSheridan was cast.
** Creator/ChloeGraceMoretz was initially offered the role of [[Comicbook/JeanGrey Jean Grey]], but ultimately turned it down due to scheduling conflicts with ''Literature/TheFifthWave''.



** [[Series/{{Greek}} Amber Stevens West]] and Creator/{{Zendaya}} screen-tested for the role of [[Comicbook/{{Storm}} Ororo Munroe]] before Creator/AlexandraShipp was cast. The latter would eventually go on to be cast in the Franchise/MarvelCinematicUniverse as [[spoiler: MJ.]]
*** Creator/ZazieBeetz also auditioned for Storm before the casting of Shipp. Beetz would later go on to play [[Comicbook/{{Domino}} Domino]] in ''Film/Deadpool2''.
** Creator/TomHardy and Creator/IdrisElba were considered for the role of [[Comicbook/{{Apocalypse}} Apocalypse]] before Creator/OscarIsaac was cast.
** Actress and composer Creator/TuesdayKnight launched an internet campaign to be cast as the mutant Dazzler in this film, but was unsuccessful.

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** [[Series/{{Greek}} Amber Stevens West]] and Creator/{{Zendaya}} screen-tested for the role part of [[Comicbook/{{Storm}} Ororo Munroe]] before Creator/AlexandraShipp was cast. The latter would eventually go on to be cast in the Franchise/MarvelCinematicUniverse as [[spoiler: MJ.]]
*** Creator/ZazieBeetz also auditioned for Storm the role of Ororo Munroe before the casting of Shipp. Beetz would later go on to play [[Comicbook/{{Domino}} Domino]] in ''Film/Deadpool2''.
** Creator/TomHardy and Creator/IdrisElba were considered for the role part of [[Comicbook/{{Apocalypse}} Apocalypse]] before Creator/OscarIsaac was cast.
the casting of Creator/OscarIsaac.
** Actress and composer Creator/TuesdayKnight launched an internet campaign to be cast as the mutant Dazzler [[Comicbook/{{Dazzler}} Dazzler]] in this the film, but was unsuccessful.

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* CreatorBacklash: Many of the cast members including Creator/SophieTurner, Creator/OscarIsaac and Creator/JenniferLawrence state they didn’t enjoy working on this film, with Turner describing director Bryan Singer as “unpleasant”.


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* TroubledProduction: To what extent isn’t fully known but what is known is that Bryan Singer’s habit of being absent from set caused problems on set, meaning Newton Thomas Sigel (the film’s cinematographer) had to direct some scenes. Creator/SophieTurner revealed that Singer was, in her words, “unpleasant” and implied the on-set tension between Creator/RamiMalek and Singer on ''Film/BohemianRhapsody'' also happened with her. Creator/OscarIsaac also hated the costume and makeup he had to wear to play Apocalypse, which according to him prevented him from being able to properly move or even move his head to face the actors due to how restrictive and heavy the full-body suit was. Creator/JenniferLawrence also described the production as “all choas, no fun” in an interview and it’s understandably theorized by fans that her expierence on this set was the main reason Lawrence decided to leave the franchise, though she came back for ''Film/DarkPhoenix''.


** Creator/ChloeGraceMoretz was offered the role of [[Comicbook/JeanGrey Jean Grey]], but ultimately turned it down due to scheduling commitments with ''Literature/TheFifthWave''.

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** Creator/ChloeGraceMoretz was offered the role of [[Comicbook/JeanGrey Jean Grey]], but ultimately turned it down due to scheduling commitments conflicts with ''Literature/TheFifthWave''.


** Creator/TaronEgerton was reportedly approached for the role of [[Comicbook/{{Cyclops}} Scott Summers]], but ultimately turned down the offer despite being a fan of the ''[[Comicbook/{{XMen}} X-Men]]'' franchise.
*** Creator/JoshHutcherson, Creator/TimotheeChalamet, Creator/LoganLerman, Creator/DylanOBrien, Creator/JessePlemons, and [[Literature/IfIStay Jamie Blackley]] were also considered for the part of Cyclops before Creator/TyeSheridan was cast.
** Creator/ChloeGraceMoretz was offered the role of [[Comicbook/JeanGrey Jean Grey]], but turned it down due to scheduling conflicts with ''Literature/TheFifthWave''.

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** Creator/TaronEgerton was reportedly approached for the role of [[Comicbook/{{Cyclops}} Scott Summers]], but ultimately turned down the offer to star in ''Film/EddieTheEagle'', despite being a fan of the ''[[Comicbook/{{XMen}} X-Men]]'' franchise.
*** Creator/JoshHutcherson, Creator/TimotheeChalamet, Creator/LoganLerman, Creator/DylanOBrien, Creator/JessePlemons, and [[Literature/IfIStay Jamie Blackley]] Creator/JessePlemons were also considered for the part of Cyclops before Creator/TyeSheridan was cast.
** Creator/ChloeGraceMoretz was offered the role of [[Comicbook/JeanGrey Jean Grey]], but ultimately turned it down due to scheduling conflicts commitments with ''Literature/TheFifthWave''.


*** Creator/ElleFanning, Creator/HaileeSteinfeld, Creator/SaoirseRonan, Creator/DaisyRidley, and Creator/LilyCollins were also considered for Jean Grey before the casting of Creator/SophieTurner.

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*** Creator/ElleFanning, Creator/HaileeSteinfeld, Creator/SaoirseRonan, Creator/DaisyRidley, and Creator/LilyCollins were also considered for Jean Grey as well before the casting of Creator/SophieTurner.


** Creator/ChloeGraceMoretz was offered the role of [[Comicbook/JeanGrey Jean Grey]], but turned down the offer due to scheduling conflicts with ''Literature/TheFifthWave''.

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** Creator/ChloeGraceMoretz was offered the role of [[Comicbook/JeanGrey Jean Grey]], but turned it down the offer due to scheduling conflicts with ''Literature/TheFifthWave''.



** [[Series/{{Greek}} Amber Stevens West]] and Creator/{{Zendaya}} screen-tested for the role of [[Comicbook/{{Storm}} Ororo Munroe]] before Creator/AlexandraShipp was cast. The latter would later go on to be cast in the Franchise/MarvelCinematicUniverse as [[spoiler: MJ.]]
*** Creator/ZazieBeetz auditioned for Storm as well before the casting of Shipp. Beetz would eventually go on to play [[Comicbook/{{Domino}} Domino]] in ''Film/Deadpool2''.

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** [[Series/{{Greek}} Amber Stevens West]] and Creator/{{Zendaya}} screen-tested for the role of [[Comicbook/{{Storm}} Ororo Munroe]] before Creator/AlexandraShipp was cast. The latter would later eventually go on to be cast in the Franchise/MarvelCinematicUniverse as [[spoiler: MJ.]]
*** Creator/ZazieBeetz also auditioned for Storm as well before the casting of Shipp. Beetz would eventually later go on to play [[Comicbook/{{Domino}} Domino]] in ''Film/Deadpool2''.


** [[Series/{{Greek}} Amber Stevens West]] and Creator/{{Zendaya}} screen-tested for the role of [[Comicbook/{{Storm}} Ororo Munroe]] before Creator/AlexandraShipp was cast. The latter would later go on be cast in the Franchise/MarvelCinematicUniverse as [[spoiler: MJ.]]

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** [[Series/{{Greek}} Amber Stevens West]] and Creator/{{Zendaya}} screen-tested for the role of [[Comicbook/{{Storm}} Ororo Munroe]] before Creator/AlexandraShipp was cast. The latter would later go on to be cast in the Franchise/MarvelCinematicUniverse as [[spoiler: MJ.]]


** Creator/TaronEgerton and [[Literature/IfIStay Jamie Blackley]] read for the role of [[Comicbook/{{Cyclops}} Scott Summers]] before Creator/TyeSheridan was cast.
*** Creator/TimotheeChalamet, Creator/JoshHutcherson, Creator/LoganLerman, Creator/DylanOBrien, and Creator/JessePlemons were considered for Cyclops as well.
** Creator/ChloeGraceMoretz was initially offered the part of [[Comicbook/JeanGrey Jean Grey]], but she ultimately turned it down due to scheduling conflicts.
*** Creator/ElleFanning, Creator/HaileeSteinfeld, Creator/SaoirseRonan, [[Series/PrettyLittleLiars Sasha Pieterse]], Creator/DaisyRidley, and Creator/LilyCollins were also considered for Jean Grey before Creator/SophieTurner was cast.
** [[Series/{{Greek}} Amber Stevens West]] and Creator/{{Zendaya}} both auditioned for the role of [[Comicbook/{{Storm}} Storm]] before Creator/AlexandraShipp was cast. The latter would later go on be cast in ''Film/SpiderManHomecoming'' as [[spoiler: MJ.]]
** Creator/TomHardy and Creator/IdrisElba were considered for the role of [[Comicbook/{{Apocalypse}} Apocalypse]] before the casting of Creator/OscarIsaac.

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** Creator/TaronEgerton and [[Literature/IfIStay Jamie Blackley]] read was reportedly approached for the role of [[Comicbook/{{Cyclops}} Scott Summers]] before Creator/TyeSheridan was cast.
Summers]], but ultimately turned down the offer despite being a fan of the ''[[Comicbook/{{XMen}} X-Men]]'' franchise.
*** Creator/JoshHutcherson, Creator/TimotheeChalamet, Creator/JoshHutcherson, Creator/LoganLerman, Creator/DylanOBrien, Creator/JessePlemons, and Creator/JessePlemons [[Literature/IfIStay Jamie Blackley]] were also considered for the part of Cyclops as well.
before Creator/TyeSheridan was cast.
** Creator/ChloeGraceMoretz was initially offered the part role of [[Comicbook/JeanGrey Jean Grey]], but she ultimately turned it down the offer due to scheduling conflicts.
conflicts with ''Literature/TheFifthWave''.
*** Creator/ElleFanning, Creator/HaileeSteinfeld, Creator/SaoirseRonan, [[Series/PrettyLittleLiars Sasha Pieterse]], Creator/DaisyRidley, and Creator/LilyCollins were also considered for Jean Grey before Creator/SophieTurner was cast.
the casting of Creator/SophieTurner.
** [[Series/{{Greek}} Amber Stevens West]] and Creator/{{Zendaya}} both auditioned screen-tested for the role of [[Comicbook/{{Storm}} Storm]] Ororo Munroe]] before Creator/AlexandraShipp was cast. The latter would later go on be cast in ''Film/SpiderManHomecoming'' the Franchise/MarvelCinematicUniverse as [[spoiler: MJ.]]
*** Creator/ZazieBeetz auditioned for Storm as well before the casting of Shipp. Beetz would eventually go on to play [[Comicbook/{{Domino}} Domino]] in ''Film/Deadpool2''.
** Creator/TomHardy and Creator/IdrisElba were considered for the role of [[Comicbook/{{Apocalypse}} Apocalypse]] before the casting of Creator/OscarIsaac.Creator/OscarIsaac was cast.


** Creator/ChloeGraceMoretz and [[Series/PrettyLittleLiars Sasha Pieterse]] were approached for the part of [[Comicbook/JeanGrey Jean Grey]] before Creator/SophieTurner was cast, but both turned it down due to scheduling conflicts.
*** Creator/ElleFanning, Creator/HaileeSteinfeld, Creator/SaoirseRonan, Creator/DaisyRidley, and Creator/LilyCollins were considered for Jean Grey as well.

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** Creator/ChloeGraceMoretz and [[Series/PrettyLittleLiars Sasha Pieterse]] were approached for was initially offered the part of [[Comicbook/JeanGrey Jean Grey]] before Creator/SophieTurner was cast, Grey]], but both she ultimately turned it down due to scheduling conflicts.
*** Creator/ElleFanning, Creator/HaileeSteinfeld, Creator/SaoirseRonan, [[Series/PrettyLittleLiars Sasha Pieterse]], Creator/DaisyRidley, and Creator/LilyCollins were also considered for Jean Grey as well.before Creator/SophieTurner was cast.


** Creator/ChloeGraceMoretz and [[Series/PrettyLittleLiars Sasha Pieterse]] were both approached for the part of [[Comicbook/JeanGrey Jean Grey]] before Creator/SophieTurner was cast, but both turned it down due to scheduling conflicts.

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** Creator/ChloeGraceMoretz and [[Series/PrettyLittleLiars Sasha Pieterse]] were both approached for the part of [[Comicbook/JeanGrey Jean Grey]] before Creator/SophieTurner was cast, but both turned it down due to scheduling conflicts.

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