Sophie Turner, aka Sansa Stark on "Game of Thrones," will play Jean Grey in "X-Men: Apocalypse." Director Bryan Singer made the announcement through his Twitter account on Thursday, while also revealing that Tye Sheridan (as Cyclops) and Alexandra Shipp (as Storm) will also join the cast.
— Bryan Singer (@BryanSinger) January 23, 2015
Turner retweeted Singer and then also added her own commentary on the news:
— Sophie Turner (@SophieT) January 23, 2015
The 18-year-old actress should have a big season ahead on "Game of Thrones," which returns on April 12 for its fifth season. "X-Men: Apocalypse," which also stars Jennifer Lawrence, Michael Fassbender, James McAvoy and Oscar Isaac, is out in theaters on May 27, 2016.