When Jennifer Lawrence was cast in X-Men: First Class she was a relatively unknown actress. Since then, she has blown up to become a highly demanded megastar – and many have wondered how long she would remain with the franchise.
Well, it looks like we have our answer.
When speaking with MTV, Lawrence flat out stated in simple language that X-Men: Apocalypse would be her last turn as shape-shifting mutant Mystique. I’ve embedded it below:
While not surprising, it’s still a mild disappointment to see her leave the series. That said, as the X-Men roster of characters is so deep, it’s not like switching up the cast between films would greatly damage the franchise.