If 20th Century Fox wants you to have one takeaway from the new X-Men: Days of Future Past trailer, the first to really feature big action details from the film (due out May 23), it's that Bryan Singer directed it. "THE DIRECTOR OF X-MEN AND X2," aka the ones everyone liked. The other big takeaway: everyone's in this thing! Champion bros Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart, Oscar-winner Jennifer Lawrence, the immortal Hugh Jackman, Halle Berry, Ellen Page, Peter Dinklage, Sentinels, the list goes on and on.
The time-jumping film's first trailer was released while it was still filming, so it was basically just Stewart and McKellen, as older Professor Xavier and Magneto, telling Wolverine that he'd have to journey into the past to save them from their terrible future. We get a better glimpse at that future here, featuring giant evil spiky Sentinel robots, who clearly have it out for Storm.
But it's likely that most of the action will take place in the '70s, which gives Jennifer Lawrence ample opportunity to crack open her American Hustle wardrobe. Jackman's Wolverine basically never ages, so he can be in all the X-Men franchise titles Fox is planning for the next ten years, but otherwise, the convoluted time-travel antics at work here will likely serve as a torch-passing to the younger cast.
We've also got plenty of new mutants to ogle! Sunspot (Adan Canto) sure looks cool:
Not so sure about Pink Floyd fan Quicksilver (Evan Peters), though, complete with his rubber headgear and Kid Vid goggles.
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