Watch James McAvoy Shave His Own Head for ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’

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X-Men: Apocalypse will be the first time that James McAvoy’s younger version of Charles Xavier is seen sporting a shiny bald head.

A great little behind the scenes video has been released by 20th Century Fox, giving us a look at McAvoy’s transformation to that iconic Professor X look. Patrick Stewart also gets to witness McAvoy’s hair loss, thanks to director Bryan Singer, who’s seen filming via his phone.

“Why don’t you save locks of it and send it me? I could make use of it,” Stewart jokes.

We’ll get to see McAvoy and his bare scalp in action when X-Men: Apocalypse opens in Australia on May 19 and in the U.S. on May 27.

Synopsis for X-Men: Apocalypse:

Following the critically acclaimed global smash hit X-Men: Days of Future Past, director Bryan Singer returns with X-MEN: APOCALYPSE. Since the dawn of civilization, he was worshipped as a god. Apocalypse, the first and most powerful mutant from Marvel’s X-Men universe, amassed the powers of many other mutants, becoming immortal and invincible. Upon awakening after thousands of years, he is disillusioned with the world as he finds it and recruits a team of powerful mutants, including a disheartened Magneto (Michael Fassbender), to cleanse mankind and create a new world order, over which he will reign. As the fate of the Earth hangs in the balance, Raven (Jennifer Lawrence) with the help of Professor X (James McAvoy) must lead a team of young X-Men to stop their greatest nemesis and save mankind from complete destruction.