‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ Casts Newcomer Lana Condor as Jubilee

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Image courtesy of Bryan Singer via Instagram

Bryan Singer has selected actress Lana Condor to portray the mutant Jubilee in his upcoming “X-Men: Apocalypse.”

The director made the announcement on Twitter and Instagram. “I’d officially like to welcome our newest mutant #JubilationLee, #Jubilee @LanaCondor to #XMEN,” Singer wrote.

Jubilee first appeared in the “Uncanny X-Men” in 1989 as a teenage mutant capable of generating explosive plasmoids from her hands. She was often portrayed wearing a yellow raincoat.

Singer will direct the film from a script by Simon Kinberg, Dan Harris and Michael Dougherty.

Jennifer Lawrence confirmed Monday that “Apocalypse” will be her last film in the franchise.

“X-Men: Apocalypse” will star James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Nicholas Hoult and Rose Byrne reprising their roles along with franchise newcomers Oscar Isaac and Kodi Smit-McPhee. Neither Ian McKellen nor Patrick Stewart will be returning as their older iterations of Magneto and Professor X.

The film is set for a May 27, 2016, release.

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  1. Joe says:

    Oh gee, and I checked out those same sources. Lawarnce has made no such statement and other sources say Sir Ian will appear in X-Men Apocalypse. Variety’s zero accuracy comes out again, A Rag.

  2. fistoffury says:

    Wow they actually got an Asian actor rather than change the race of the character. I used to like her character, back in the day when I was a comic book fiend.

  3. shar07 says:

    But will Wolverine be in it?

  4. Ohmy says:

    funny how the article forgot to include that Jubilee already appeared in previous x-men movies, so this will be the third actress playing her. The first two were cameos… but we’ll have to wait to see if this new actress has better lack or not at all lol

    • therealeverton says:

      Indeed; Hopefully this will be like Ellen Paige being the third Kitty Pride, and the one who finally got a real crack at the role.

  5. Choose says:

    Good Luck, Lana Condor.

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