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X-Men: Apocalypse: Jennifer Lawrence's Mystique has a war of words with Charles Xavier

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“Just because there’s not a war doesn’t mean there’s peace,” says Jennifer Lawrence‘s Mystique in the latest clip from X-Men: Apocalypse.

The shape-shifting mutant has a brief sparring of words with James McAvoy’s Charles Xavier as they sit in the School for Gifted Youngsters. Since the days of Days of Future Past, Mystique has become a bit of a legend in the mutant community as she continues to help her fellow kind around the world. 

Her “teach them to fight” mentality is at odds with Charles, a man who is constantly fighting for the peaceful coexistence of man and mutant. But even he can’t keep his calm composure when the name Erik (Michael Fassbender’s Magneto) enters the conversation. 

One way or the other, Charles’ students will have to learn to fight when Apocalypse comes. Played by Oscar Isaac, the villain of the latest X-Men film uses his Four Horsemen (Angel, Psylocke, Storm, and Magneto) to further his plot to reshape the world in his image. 

Directed by Bryan Singer and also featuring Sophie Turner as Jean Grey, Tye Sheridan as Cyclops, and Nicholas Hoult as Beast, X-Men: Apocalypse hits theaters on May 27.