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X-Men’s Bryan Singer is the Godfather of comic book movies: Oscar Iscaac

Actor Oscar Issac says X-Men: Apocalypse filmmaker Bryan Singer is the “Godfather” of the comic book movie genre.

hollywood Updated: May 16, 2016 16:39 IST
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Director Bryan Singer (L) and the villain of the new X-Men film, Apocalypse (R) as played by Oscar Isaac.

Actor Oscar Issac says filmmaker Bryan Singer is the “Godfather” of the comic book movie genre.

The 37-year-old Ex Machina actor, who is playing the villain in X-Men: Apocalypse, is working with the director for the first time, reported Femalefirst.

Read: Final X-Men: Apocalypse trailer sidelines Professor X, teases Wolverine

“He is the godfather of the genre. He was the first person to really take it seriously, find the best actors that he could and to tell the story in a real way. He has an incredible intelligence and understanding of the material,” Issac said.

X-Men: Apocalypse also stars Sophie Turner, Tye Sheridan, Alexandra Shipp, and Kodi Smit-McPhee take over the roles of Jean Grey, Cyclops, Storm, and Nightcrawler for the first time with returning actors Jennifer Lawrence, Nicholas Hoult, James McAvoy and Michael Fassbender.

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First Published: May 16, 2016 16:36 IST