Olivia Munn has been cast as the powerful psychic Betsy Braddock/Psylocke in Bryan Singer’s upcoming “X-Men: Apocalypse.”
Munn joins Jennifer Lawrence (Raven/Mystique), James MacAvoy (Charlies Xavier), Michael Fassbender (Erik Lensherr/Magneto), Sophie Turner (Jean Grey), Nicholas Hoult (Hank McCoy/Beast), Evan Peters (Peter/Quicksilver), Oscar Isaac (En Sabah Nur/Apocalypse), Ben Hardy (Warren Worthington III/Angel), Tye Sheridan (Scott Summers/Cyclops), Kodi Smit-McPhee (Kurt Wagner/Nightcrawler), Alexandra Shipp (Ororo Munroe/Storm), and Lana Condor (Jubilation Lee/Jubilee).
“X-Men: Apocalypse” is set to be released next year May 27, 2016. Singer will be directing again with Simon Kinberg, Dan Harris, and Michael Dougherty penning the script.
Munn is perhaps most known for her role as Sloan Sabbith on “The Newsroom,” has also co-hosted “Attack of the Show” on the now defunct G4 network. In addition, she was a correspondent on “The Daily Show” and has appeared in films like “Iron Man 2,” “Magic Mike,” “Unity,” “Deliver Us From Evil,” “Mortdecai”, and most recently “Ride Along 2.”