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'X-Men: Apocalypse' makers are rocking that 1980s vibe

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Here's some news about X-Men Apocalypse, the third movie in the origin trilogy that began with X-Men: First Class (2011).

It's already known that the film, featuring James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Nicholas Hoult, Jennifer Lawrence, and Evan Peters, will follow the mutants into the 1980s. In an interview with Collider, screenwriter and producer Simon Kinberg says he's relishing tackling the decade of mullets and rah-rah skirts.

"We're having a lot of fun with the idea of the ‘80s," he said. "It's a decade that [director Bryan Singer] and I both grew up in, and so the music, the style, the aesthetic and the legacy of ‘80s movies is something we're really having fun with."

He confirmed that the story will continue to focus on the rivalry between lead characters Xavier (MvAvoy) and Magneto (Fassbender), but other relationships will also be explored. "The relationship between Beast and Mystique is a really interesting one that we didn't have a lot of time to explore in Days of Future Past," he said. "We'll have an opportunity to do more of that in Apocalypse."