From daytime to superhero.

Updated December 11:

See the new trailer for “X-Men: Apocalypse” and meet Apocalypse, the first mutant.

Originally posted January 23:

“Days of our Lives” viewers will remember Alexandra Shipp as Mary Beth, Paige’s (True O’Brien) friend who kept warning her to stay away from JJ (Casey Moss). The actress will soon be seen by many more people when she takes on the role of Ororo Munroe/Storm in the new movie, “X-Men: Apocalypse.” She is joining the cast of the latest sequel in the blockbuster movie series along with “Game of Thrones” star Sophie Turner. Michael Fassbender (“Jane Eyre”), Jennifer Lawrence (“The Hunger Games”) and Hugh Jackman (“Wolverine”) will also star in the film, which is expected to hit movie theatres in the summer of 2016.

Shipp has made previous appearances outside of Salem, notably in the Lifetime biopic “Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B” and “Drumline: A New Beat.”

Learn what we thought of this week’s Salem shenanigans in’s DOOL Weekly Blog. And then find out what happens after Brick kidnaps the city’s Aldermen on Arrow.

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