Rose Byrne will return to the X-Men franchise with X-MEN: APOCALYPSE. The film will follow the Days of Future Past cast as they battle an ancient and powerful new enemy, the first mutant — Apocalypse.
Byrne will reprise her role of Moira MacTaggert from X-Men: First Class. Byrne’s character was last seen having been wiped of her memories of the events in First Class by professor X.
Screenwriter Simon Kinberg announced the actress’ return and revealed that the character will have a significant presence in the film.
Byrne will star alongside James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Oscar Isaac, Nicholas Hoult, Alexandra Shipp, Channing Tatum, Evan Peters, Sophie Turner, The Sheridan, and Hugh Jackman.
Byrne recently starred in the Seth Rogen comedy Neighbors and the remake of Annie, starring Jamie Fox. Up next, she’ll star in the Melissa McCarthy comedy Spy and the comedy The Something.
Clark Allen | Staff Writer