Kodi Smit-McPhee as X-Men's Nightcrawler: first look | EW.com

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First look of Kodi Smit-McPhee as X-Men's Nightcrawler

X-Men Apocalypse begins filming on Monday, and to mark the occasion, director Bryan Singer posted and deleted a brief video—or at least what appears to be concept art—of his new Nightcrawler on InstagramKodi Smit-McPhee takes over the role of the transporting mutant in the prequel-sequel, which has a release date of May 27, 2016. 

“Catch him before he’s gone,” Singer wrote on Twitter. Fortunately, Smit-McPhee did. The actor later posted a photo of his character’s look on Instagram.

 

BAMF! Guess who? #Nightcrawler #XMenApocalypse

A photo posted by Kodi Smit-Mcphee (@kodismitmcpheeofficial) on

Alan Cumming played the more grown-up character 12 years ago in X2.