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Olivia Munn Cast as Psylocke In X-Men: Apocalypse

Bryan Singer announced another major character casting. This time it’s Olivia Munn playing the role of Psylocke

Excited to welcome @oliviamunn as Betsy Braddock! #Psylocke #XmenApocalypse #XMEN

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Psylocke AKA Bettsy Braddock’s past in the comics is well, headache inducing. She is the sister to another famous Marvel hero Captain Britain but her original body was destroyed, so┬ábeing a powerful telepath, she transferred her consciousnesses over to the body of a Japanese assassin. She can stab you in the brain with a pyschic dagger and she dresses like this

Psylocke-Blue-Costume1-14I’m doubtful that Singer will use half of that origin but Olivia Munn has shown herself to be more than capable, being one of the best parts of Newsroom.

 

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