‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ Will Be Jennifer Lawrence’s Last X-Men Film

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.


Trae Dorn

Trae Dorn has been staffing conventions for over twenty years, and is a co-founder of Wisconsin’s longest running Anime convention No Brand Con. Trae also writes and draws the webcomics UnCONventional and The Chronicles of Crosarth, which leads many to ask when the hell they have time to actually do anything anymore. Trae says they have the time because they “do it all quite poorly.”