Date: 18th February 2015
Kodi Smit-McPhee has been cast as Nightcrawler in Bryan Singer’s "X-Men: Apocalypse" opposite Jennifer Lawrence, Nicholas Hoult and Michael Fassbender.
"Excited to welcome @kodismitmcphee to the cast of #XmenApocalypse as young #Nightcrawler," Singer said in a posting to his Instagram account on Tuesday night.
Smit-McPhee’s credits include "The Road," the lead voice in the animated "ParaNorman" and "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes." In the X-Men universe, Nightcrawler is a mutant with adhesive hands and feet and the ability to teleport.
Alan Cumming played the role in 2003’s "X-Men 2."
Source: Press Release