Well, now it’s Michael Fassbender
’s turn to face the in-production X-Men: Days of Future Past
as the Master of Magnatism.
‘s latest Twitter photo
from the set marks our first official look at Fassbender reprising his role as Magneto. He’s seen rising above his fellow cast and crew members, truly mastering his magnetic powers in this Marvel sequel, which is currently shooting in Montreal.
Director poked a little fun at Christopher Nolan’s Batman
franchise, showing the terrific tag line:
The dark knight rises.
However, it seems like Magneto is not worried about Prof. X’s (James McAvoy
) mind trick as he doesn’t feel the need to wear a helmet, while levitating in this most recent set image.
The film’s absolutely mutant ensemble cast also stars Ian McKellen, Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Jennifer Lawrence, Anna Paquin, Ellen Page, Shawn Ashmore, Peter Dinklage, Omar Sy, Halle Berry, Daniel Cudmore, Fan Bingbing, Evan Peters
and Boo Boo Stewart
The prequel sequel X-Men: Days of Future Past
opens July 18th, 2014.
Check out the shot below!
Based on the classic comic arc, X-Men: Days of Future Past begins in an apocalyptic future where the aforementioned Sentinels have nearly wiped out all of the mutants. Hoping that they can change the future and save their friends’ lives, the surviving X-Men team up to send one of their own back in time to stop a key event from occurring.