'X-Men: Apocalypse' Casting News: Forgotten 'Disco' Mutant Dazzler Set To Make Feature Film Debut? [VIDEO]

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While X-Men: Apocalypse will show off some high-tech machinery, the film will still very much be rooted in the 1980s.

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On Monday ComicBook.com shared director Bryan Singer's latest concept art for the upcoming X-Men flick. Though still a little vague, the art is rumored to show the A.I. ship utilized by the villain, Apocalypse.

Though the technology behind "Ship" looks pretty advanced, fans shouldn't forget that the film will be taking place in the past.

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"That's the era that I grew up in," said screenwriter Simon Kinberg of the 1980s during an interview with Entertainment Weekly on Jan. 30. "The music, the fashion, the videogames: We really want to integrate all of that in the movie, and have it to infuse the movie with a different vibe."

Of course any X-Men film taking place in the 1980s immediately draws questions about Dazzler, a mutant who emerged in the Uncanny X-Men comic in 1980. Though her "disco" style became outdated pretty fast when the 1990s rolled around, she could easily fit into the upcoming film.

"Could happen," admitted Kinberg, adding that they are certainly looking to add a few more mutants into the mix which suit the era.

Dazzler had originally been designed to launch her own franchise, with toys and movies and games. For better or worse, the short-lived nature of the disco era resulted in Dazzler's slow fade from the X-Men canon.

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

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