By itself, the X-Men franchise has launched an extremely lucrative and reliable superhero brand, composed of three different timelines that spawned from the previous sequels, prequels, and solo bouts. That said, it doesn't take a telepathic mutant to understand why Twentieth Century Fox wants to expand its franchise even further with future films like Deadpool, Gambit, and The New Mutants - as well as merge it with the new, upcoming Fantastic Four continuity to create its own shared universe.
But before any crossovers - or even potential franchise reboots - hit the big screen, Fox will bring its First Class-launched prequel trilogy to a close with next year's X-Men: Apocalypse. As with most superhero flicks these days the Interweb has been abound with tease after tease courtesy of social media. Bryan Singer, himself, has been rather generous to fans by sharing various set images, which have teased Caliban's inclusion, the presence of animal-controlling mutants, and James McAvoy's shaved head. And today, he brings exciting news pertaining to the breakout star of X-Men: Days of Future Past.
Taking to Instagram once more, the director posted a photo that not only hints at Quicksilver's anticipated return, but also the return of a fan-favorite scene from DOFP: