Here’s how that amazing Quicksilver scene from X-Men: Apocalypse was shot

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
  • Updated: May 30, 2016 17:55 IST
Evan Peters stars as Quicksilver in the X-Men movies.

For many who’ve seen X-Men: Apocalypse, a stand-out moment was the Quicksilver scene. Just like the last film, X-Men: Days of Future Past, Evan Peters’ scene as the grey-haired superhero was the highlight of the movie. Now, a new behind-the-scenes video has been released by 20th Century Fox detailing how the sequence was put together.

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The sequence reportedly took 30 days to shoot. Director Bryan Singer talks about the state-of-the-art technology they used in filming the scene. Phantom cameras, that shoot 3000 frames per second, were used to capture the action.

For some shots, the camera was moving at more than 144 kmph on a track as it sped through the action.

X-Men: Apocalypse opened in India last week, collecting Rs 26 crore in its opening weekend. It opened to $65 million (Rs 436 crore)in its US debut this weekend, falling short of its predecessor.

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