Nathaniel Essex
Alias(es) Mr. Sinister
Appeared in TBA
Status Alive

Nathaniel Essex, also known as Mr. Sinister, is a mutant and the head of Essex Corporation.


X2: X-Men United

Essex's name appeared on a list of mutants on Col. Stryker's computer when it was accessed by Mystique.

X-Men: Apocalypse

Essex Enterprises sent a group to Alkali Lake, where they retrieved a vile of Weapon X's blood.

Deadpool 2

Russel Collins escapes from the Essex House for Mutant Rehabilitation were he and several mutant children were tormented and experimented on.

Character traits

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  • Canon (3 films)

Behind the scenes

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  • In the comics, Essex was a mutant known as Mr. Sinister who has superhuman physical and mental abilities. This has not been explored in film to date.
  • Bryan Cranston has publicly expressed interest in the role. [1]