At first glance, it looks like Fox was having their own Throwback Thursday (May 19) when posting this advertisement for Xavier’s School for Gifted Youngsters, but then James McAvoy pops up on the screen and viewers have that “aha” moment.
The retro vibe is so good with the grainy filming, stonewashed jeans, and lingo like, “totally rad,” that the commercial seems legit from the ’80s, but indeed, this is a new promo spot for X-Men: Apocalypse, narrated by Jubilee (Lana Condor).
She reaches out to other mutants who feel alienated in their surroundings:
If you call the toll-free number at the end, 1-800-312-9951, you’ll hear a familiar voice.
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