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Actress Olivia Munn attends the Samsung launch of the Galaxy S 6 and Galaxy S 6 Edge at Quixote Studios in Los Angeles, April 2, 2015.
Actress Olivia Munn attends the Samsung launch of the Galaxy S 6 and Galaxy S 6 Edge at Quixote Studios in Los Angeles, April 2, 2015.  Jason LaVeris—FilmMagic

Olivia Munn Joins X-Men: Apocalypse Cast

Apr 13, 2015

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

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Olivia Munn is joining the cast of X-Men: Apocalypse as the psychic mutant Psylocke, director Bryan Singer announced Monday on Instagram.

"Excited to welcome @oliviamunn as Betsy Braddock!" he said, referencing the comic book character's human name.

Munn most recently starred in Mortdecai with Johnny Depp. Previously, she starred in HBO's The Newsroom and was a correspondent on The Daily Show. She joins fellow X-Men newcomers Lana Condor (who will play Jubilee), Oscar Isaac and Kodi Smit-McPhee for the film, which will complete the trilogy started by 2011's X-Men: First Class, Variety reports.

X-Men: Apocalypse is scheduled to hit theaters May 27, 2016.

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