Following yesterday’s news that Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart will be appearing in X-Men: Days Of Future Past, another X-Men veteran is now being linked to the project, with THR claiming that Hugh Jackman is in talks to join the fun.
It’s not massively surprising news, particularly since Jackman already popped up in First Class, but it’s pleasing nonetheless, as director Bryan Singer continues reassembling his original X-team.
Famke Janssen has also been rumoured to be appearing in the film, in which the action is set to be split between two distinct periods of time, one of which is a dystopian future where Mutants have become outlawed and endangered.
The responsibility falls upon the present-day X-Men (i.e. Michael Fassbender, James McAvoy et al) to alter the course of time and prevent their kind from getting banged up in a series of mass internment camps. No pressure, then…
Co-starring Jennifer Lawrence and Nicholas Hoult, X-Men: Days Of Future Past will open in the UK on 18 July 2014. And from the sounds of things, it will have claws…
Source: The Hollywood Reporter
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