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X-Men: Days of Future Past

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Information-silk Universe
Film Details
Information-silk Directors
Bryan Singer
Information-silk Producers
Lauren Shuler Donner, Richard Donner, Bryan Singer, Simon Kinberg,
Matthew Vaughn
Information-silk Story Writers
Information-silk Musicians
John Ottman
Information-silk Cinematographers
Newton Thomas Sigel
Information-silk Editors
John Ottman
Information-silk Distributors
20th Century Fox
Information-silk Release Date(s)
May 23, 2014
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(May 26, 2006)
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(July 23, 2013)
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(May 27, 2016)


Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

  • Quicksilver (Pietro Maximoff)[1] (First appearance)
  • Blink (Clarice Ferguson)[2] (First appearance)
  • Bishop (First appearance)
  • Warpath (James Proudstar) (First appearance)
  • Sunspot (First appearance)


Other Characters:





In a future ravaged by the Sentinels, the last of the X-Men are gathered to send Wolverine's mind back to 1973 to bring together the younger Charles Xavier and Magneto in order to prevent Mystique from assassinating Sentinel creator Bolivar Trask.[8]


The cast to this film will feature many characters from both the original trilogy of X-Men films and from the prequel X-Men: First Class.

Hugh Jackman hinted at a much larger cast for the completed film, stating, "Every other actor who’s ever put on a superhero uniform will be in it."[31] Despite Jackman's statement, January Jones (Emma Frost),[32] Rose Byrne (Moira MacTaggert),[33] Alan Cumming (Nightcrawler),[34] Jason Flemyng (Azazel),[35] Caleb Landry Jones (Banshee),[36] and James Marsden (Cyclops)[37] have been confirmed as not appearing in the film.


  • The title of the film was confirmed by director Bryan Singer.[38]
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  • The film will shoot in 3D.[39]
  • The film was initially slated for for a July 18, 2014 release before being moved up two months to May 23.[40]
  • Production for the film wrapped on August 17, 2013.[41]


  • For April Fool's Day, 2013, Bryan Singer "confirmed" that pop singer Lady Gaga would appear in the film as the character Dazzler.[42]
  • The film's portrayal of Quicksilver came under criticism from fans in early 2014, when a cover featuring the character for an upcoming issue of Empire magazine was unveiled. Fans objected to the character's costume and overall look.[43]
  • Rogue was reported to be cut from the film, but it was later revealed that only one major scene was cut and that she would appear in the final product.[18]



See Also

Links and References

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  1. 25 Moments (1977) (12 April 2014). Retrieved on 12 April 2014.
  2. 25 Moments (2012) (12 April 2014). Retrieved on 12 April 2014.
  3. Chitwood, Adam (13 February 2013). Bryan Singer Talks X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST; Says It Will Be the Biggest Film He’s Ever Made and Reveals Richard Nixon Is a Character. Collider. Retrieved on 29 March 2013.
  4. Singer, Bryan (28 October 2013). Bryan Singer Answers Fans' Questions About X-Men: Days of Future Past. SuperHeroHype. Retrieved on 29 October 2013.
  5. Perry, Spencer (1 February 2013). Mark Millar Talks X-Men: Days of Future Past and Kick-Ass 3. SuperHeroHype!. Retrieved on 1 February 2013.
  6. 25 Moments (1973) (12 April 2014). Retrieved on 12 April 2014.
  7. 25 Moments (2013) (12 April 2014). Retrieved on 12 April 2014.
  8. Doran, Michael (9 April 2014). Key X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST Plot Point Confirmed, New 'Sneak Peek' Video. Newsarama.
  9. Singer, Bryan (19 December 2012). I would officially like to welcome @RealHughJackman to the cast of #Xmen Days of Future Past. Very excited! More to come....
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 10.3 Singer, Bryan (27 November 2012). I'd like to officially welcome back James McAvoy, Jennifer Lawrence, Michael Fassbender, & Nicholas Hoult to #XMEN for #DaysOfFuturePast. Retrieved on 27 November 2012.
  11. 11.0 11.1 Singer, Bryan (27 November 2012). Thrilled to announce @ianmckellen118 & @SirPatStew are joining the cast of #XMEN #DaysOfFuturePast #magneto #professorX More to come.... Retrieved on 27 November 2012.
  12. Halle Berry Confirms Her Return As Storm In X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST. (03 March 2013). Retrieved on 03 March 2013.
  13. 13.0 13.1 Singer, Bryan (26 January 2013). Very excited to welcome #annapaquin, @ellenpage & @shawnrashmore to #XMen #DaysofFuturePast - thank you @BrettRatner for letting them live!. Retrieved on 26 January 2013.
  14. Singer, Bryan (13 February 2013). Officially like to welcome #PeterDinklage from #GameOfThrones to #XMEN #DaysofFuturePast Very very excited!. Retrieved on 13 February 2013.
  15. Kroll, Justin (14 February 2013). 'X-Men' casts Dinklage as villain. Variety. Retrieved on 15 February 2013.
  16. 16.0 16.1 Buchanan, Kyle (15 July 2013). We Know Who the Secret Characters Are in X-Men: Days of Future Past. Vulture. Retrieved on 16 July 2013.
  17. Kelsey Grammer shoots Beast cameo for X-Men: Days of Future Past. Showbiz Spy (18 March 2014). Retrieved on 18 March 2014.
  18. 18.0 18.1 Plumb, Ali (30 January 2014). Bryan Singer On Rogue Cut From X-Men: Days of Future Past. Empire. Retrieved on 22 March 2014.
  19. 19.0 19.1 Singer, Bryan (15 March 2013). 3 #Oscars, 6 #GoldenGlobes, 1 #BAFTA, 2 #Emmys, 2 #Tonys, 5 #Oliviers, 1 #Ceaser - Now let's blow s**t up! #XMEN. Retrieved on 15 March 2013.
  20. Kit, Borys (15 March 2013). Chinese Actress Tapped for 'Days of Future Past'. The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved on 15 March 2013.
  21. Singer, Bryan (23 May 2013). Before he was an #Avenger, he was just a REALLY fast kid. Thrilled to say #EvanPeters is joining #XMen #DaysOfFuturePast as #Quicksilver.. Retrieved on 23 May 2013.
  22. Connelly, Brendon (5 June 2013). Is Havok Back? Lucas Till Has Been On Set For X-Men: Days Of Future Past. Bleeding Cool. Retrieved on 6 June 2013.
  23. Singer, Bryan (15 July 2013). "Mankind must put an end to war before war puts an end to mankind." -JFK @lucastill #xmen #DaysOfFuturePast Retrieved on 15 July 2013.
  24. Sneider, Jeff (25 June 2013). 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' Casts Rising Aussie Actor Josh Helman (Exclusive). The Wrap. Retrieved on 25 June 2013.
  25. Singer, Brian (2 March 2013). Thrilled to welcome the brilliant #OmarSy from the amazing film #TheIntouchables to the cast of #Xmen #DaysofFuturePast!.
  26. Perry, Spencer (18 July 2013). Comic-Con: New Character Portraits From X-Men: Days of Future Past. SuperHeroHype!. Retrieved on 18 July 2013.
  27. Singer, Bryan (24 April 2013). Every mutant needs a place to sit #XMen #DaysOfFuturePast. Retrieved on 24 April 2013.
  28. 28.0 28.1 White, Brett (8 August 2013). 'X-Men: Days Of Future Past' Footage Leaks, Shows Bishop, Warpath, Sunspot And More. MTV Splashpage. Retrieved on 25 September 2013.
  29. Canto, Adan (20 April 2013). @BryanSinger: @canadiensMTL @sirpatstew @ianmckellen @adancanto @ShawnRAshmore Thrilled tobeX-Men! #daysoffuturepast. Retrieved on 22 April 2013.
  30. Sullivan, Kevin P. (7 January 2014). Which Classic 'X-Men' Character Is Making A 'Days Of Future Past' Comeback?. MTV. Retrieved on 7 January 2014.
  31. Lesnick, Silas (18 January 2013). Hugh Jackman Talks X-Men: Days of Future Past. SuperHeroHype!. Retrieved on 19 January 2013.
  32. Perry, Spender (24 January 2013). January Jones Says She Doesn't Think She'll be in X-Men: Days of Future Past. SuperHeroHype!. Retrieved on 26 January 2013.
  33. Perry, Spencer (26 January 2013). Rose Byrne Also Hasn't Heard Anything About X-Men: Days of Future Past. SuperHeroHype!. Retrieved on 26 January 2013.
  34. Lesnick, Silas (12 March 2013). Alan Cumming is Not in X-Men: Days of Future Past. Retrieved on 12 March 2013.
  35. Nicholson, Max (15 March 2013). Azazel Won't Be Back for Days of Future Past. Retrieved on 15 March 2013.
  36. Turek, Ryan (29 March 2013). Caleb Landry Jones will NOT be back as Banshee in the next X-Men movie. Just spoke with the man and he confirmed for me.. Retrieved on 29 March 2013.
  37. Perry, Spencer (6 August 2013). Bryan Singer Reveals New Details About X-Men: Days of Future Past. SuperHeroHype!. Retrieved on 6 August 2013.
  38. Keyes, Rob. Bryan Singer Confirms 'X-Men: Days of Future Past'. Screen Rant.
  39. Singer, Bryan (7 May 2013). Shooting native 3D and Simul-cam. Looks like friggin mission control.. Retrieved on 7 May 2013.
  40. FOX Moves Up X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST Release. (20 June 2013). Retrieved on 20 June 2013.
  41. Singer, Bryan (17 August 2013). Just wrapped! Eternal thx 2 our amazing Montreal crew! C u at the party @RealHughJackman #SimonKinberg #HutchParker Retrieved on 18 August 2013.
  42. Singer, Bryan (1 April 2013). I can finally announce @ladygaga is joining #XMen #DaysofFuturePast as Dazzler. One of my all-time favorite characters. Can't wait!. Retrieved on 3 April 2013.
  43. Enk, Bryan (27 January 2014). Why Nerds Are Outraged Over 'X-Men' Movie's Quicksilver Makeover. Yahoo! Movies. Retrieved on 12 February 2014.

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