Director Bryan Singer, who directed the first two X-Men films and is returning for the upcoming sequel to X-Men: First Class, has announced on Twitter the return of Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen as “old” Professor X and Magento. Also returning are the “young” versions that appeared in First Class, played by James McAvoy and Michael Fassbender.
The new film, based on the iconic X-Men storyline of the same name (read details here) features X-Men from a hellish future where mutants are hunted by giant Sentinel robots traveling back in time to warn their younger counterparts.
Here’s hoping that Singer will use the time travel angle to re-write the X-Men movie universe and wipe X-Men 3: The Last Stand out of existence!
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