'X-Men: Days of Future Past' gets a final trailer
April 16th, 2014
12:00 PM ET

'X-Men: Days of Future Past' gets a final trailer

With just over a month until "X-Men: Days of Future Past" arrives in theaters, 20th Century Fox is offering one last preview.

The studio has unleashed a third and final trailer for the follow-up to "X-Men: First Class," and enlists Hugh Jackman's Wolverine to help explain the time-bending plot.
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Patrick Stewart marries with Ian McKellen's help
September 9th, 2013
02:35 PM ET

Patrick Stewart marries with Ian McKellen's help

Sir Ian McKellen is a man of his word.

After agreeing to officiate friend and "X-Men" co-star Patrick Stewart's wedding with jazz singer Sunny Ozell, McKellen stepped up to the plate - or would that be pulpit? - on Sunday.

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Ian McKellen to officiate Patrick Stewart's wedding
March 19th, 2013
12:02 PM ET

Ian McKellen to officiate Patrick Stewart's wedding

When Sir Patrick Stewart ties the knot with jazz singer Sunny Ozell, his friend and co-star Sir Ian McKellen is going to do the honors.

McKellen revealed as much on the U.K.'s "Jonathan Ross Show" this weekend, after Ross brought up the fact that McKellen is returning as Magneto in "X-Men: Days of Future Past," which will also see Stewart reprise his role of Professor X.

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Peter Dinklage signs on for 'X-Men: Days of Future Past'
February 14th, 2013
10:57 AM ET

Peter Dinklage signs on for 'X-Men: Days of Future Past'

Peter Dinklage is joining the cast of “X-Men: Days of Future Past.”

Director Bryan Singer announced the news via Twitter on Wednesday, writing, “Officially like to welcome #PeterDinklage from #GameOfThrones to #XMEN #DaysofFuturePast Very very excited!"

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New 'X-Men' movie to be called ...
August 3rd, 2012
02:29 PM ET

New 'X-Men' movie to be called ...

The “X-Men: First Class” sequel won’t bow until July 2014, but speculating about it is bound to be easier now that producer Bryan Singer has shared the flick’s title with fans.

The James McAvoy- and Michael Fassbender-starrer will be called “X-Men: Days of Future Past.” The title comes from the ‘80s comic of the same name and is set in a dystopian future (which should be familiar to “Hunger Games” star Jennifer Lawrence, who plays Mystique in the franchise.)

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James McAvoy: Brit filmmakers dumb down movies for Americans
May 31st, 2011
12:39 PM ET

James McAvoy: Brit filmmakers dumb down movies for Americans

The American-made superhero flick "X-Men: First Class" may seem an unusual choice for Scottish star James McAvoy, who earned critical raves for British dramas like "The Last King of Scotland" and "Atonement"—but then again, the actor says U.K. movies just aren't what they used to be.

"We make loads of movies to try and hit in America, and yet it's never the ones aimed at America that do well. We dumb our movies down because we want Americans to understand them," the BAFTA winner tells SkyNews.

"Then Americans watch it and go, 'This is a really unsophisticated, dumbed-down movie. Why would we buy this? Why do we like this? We don't.' It's like we're patronizing them and short-changing ourselves," he says.

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