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Bryan Singer reveals X-Men: Apocalypse will be set in the '80s

In issue 218 of Total Film magazine , director Bryan Singer has revealed that X-Men: Apocalypse will be set in the '80s.

Inside the issue - which is available for just £1.99 on your iPad - Singer revealed that the next film in the X-Men franchise is going to offer a change of scene (and time) for the series.

"We're going to deal with the notion of ancient mutants – the fact that they were born and existed thousands of years ago," he says.

"But it'll be a contemporary movie – well, it'll take place in the '80s... The '80s is a period now – it's hard for me to believe that!"

X-Men: Days Of Future Past opens in UK cinemas on 22 May 2014.

For more from Singer, pick up the brand new issue of Total Film , which is out now , and includes an exclusive look at Divergent , The Raid 2 , and Bad Neighbours as part of The Future 100, your ultimate movie preview . Plus get FOUR incredible free posters, too.

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