‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ Trailer Analysis and Over 100 New Photos

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After months and months of waiting, as rival studios Marvel and Sony flood headlines with media and news regarding their 2014 comic book movie releases, Twentieth Century Fox is finally stepping up promotion on X-Men: Days of Future Past. Teased for weeks, the second full-length trailer for the time-travel tale released this morning, delving deeper into the action front, showing most, if not, all of the mutant characters – new and old – moving beyond infighting to save the future from a far greater threat.

For Marvel Comics readers, the second Days of Future Past trailer offers the first official look of the mighty mutant-hunting Sentinel robots in action, both in the past and future, along with some of the more spectacular mutant powers in action.

Now that you’ve seen the new trailer and poster, we’re going to break it down in detail for a closer look at the characters, and to piece together what we can from the story of the film that director Bryan Singer claims will attempt to “fix” the continuity of the long-running X-Men film series.

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Dystopian Future 

In the X-Men: Days of Future Past teaser we got a look at the mutant characters of the future, and an interesting temple where key events of the film take place, but little of the actual world of the future where chaos and destruction took over and cities are now seemingly lifeless.

The purple lights highlighting the center of this city could be mutant internment camps and could tie into Bishop’s origins and role in the film as a time-travelling mutant – or it could be a Sentinel base and home to their ships. Could we meet Master Mold, leader (and constructor) of the Sentinels?

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X-Men 4

After X-Men: The Last Stand, producer Lauren Shuler Donner spoke repeatedly over the years about her desire to develop X-Men 4 and continue the series. Days of Future Past is the closest thing to that, serving as a followup to the original X-Men trilogy and 2011′s X-Men: First Class. Here are the returning characters from the old X-Men.

Despite having her name show up in the credits at the end, no Rogue (Anna Paquin) is present in the trailer since her scenes were removed from the theatrical cut. The character still might play into the background of the film and the sequence will come as a feature on the home video release.

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X-Men: First Class

The core cast of Matthew Vaughn’s X-Men: First Class ’60s era prequel returns for the ’70s portion, but not all of them may have survived over the years. More on that down below.

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The X-Jet

The X-Jet has been a part of all of the team-based X-Men films to date, first appearing in Bryan Singer’s original film in 2000. We saw the first X-Jet in X-Men: First Class, a highly advanced prototype Lockheed SR-71 that was modified by young Hank McCoy. It was destroyed. The new one looks similar to the X-Trilogy design with a little TRON flare for good measure.

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The X-Mansion

The X-Mansion hasn’t been in use for quite some time when we pick up with young Charles Xavier, who’s lost his way since the events of X-Men: First Class. But when Wolverine comes to meet him in the ’70s on a mission from the future, they power up the hidden base beneath the X-Mansion. It must have been built sometime after First Class but before the X-Men parted ways. Beast’s Cerebro device is activated by young Charles, presumably to locate Magneto so they can plan his rescue.

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The Escape

The viral marketing for X-Men: Days of Future Past has explored the creation of the Sentinels, the history of Bolivar Trask and his tech company, and even “The Bent Bullet” conspiracy which had young Erik Lehnsherr - aka Magneto – responsible for the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in 1963. After a secret trial and several destroyed prison cells, Trask Industries was commissioned in 1971 to create the ultimate containment unit for Magneto – over 1,000 feet underground. You can check out the 3D display of it at the viral site here.

For now, all you need to know is that Magneto is housed there and part of the film involves breaking him out, with the help of his super-fast son, Quicksilver (Evan Peters).

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Magneto’s Helm

We’ve seen from some of the earliest imagery of Days of Future Past that Magneto retrieves his iconic anti-telepathy helmet – and here it looks like he’s going for it (after he’s free, of course), using metallic balls to take out two guards in a structure which may house a few items from mutants we met in X-Men: First Class. The below image was tweeted by director Bryan Singer last August.

While the trailer is intentionally cut in a non-chronological order, judging by the clothing and aesthetic, these items might be kept under lock and key by the Department of Defense. Young Magneto walks in, sporting a dark trench coat and hat, performs a little metal magic and takes his helm. Why would he need that? Presumably because after he escapes prison, he’s not too keen on following Xavier and Wolverine’s plans to save the future – at least not at first, or for the entirety of the film.

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Anti-Mutant Hysteria

In the seemingly altered 1960-70s timeline explored in Days of Future Past, mutants were not public knowledge until the assassination of JFK. In a secret trial, young Erik Lehnsherr was asked to showcase his abilities, bending a metal crowbar to the shock and awe of attendees. There were rumors however, of their existence before that because of the events of the Cuban Missile Crisis as depicted in the final act of X-Men: First Class, resulting in the murders of several mutants by the CIA.

Reading through the viral media Fox published for X-Men: Days of Future Past, two anti-mutant groups from Marvel Comics are alive in this film universe – the Friends of Humanity and the Purifiers (the latter of which could potentially be a part of the X-Force movie in development). The biggest player in the anti-mutant movement however is Bolivar Trask, who founded Trask Industries in 1967, later launching the Sentinel program in 1973 – an event, we can see from the trailer, is interrupted by Magneto who previously escaped Trask’s custom-made prison.

Above we can see Trask and the U.S. Government (Nixon era) unveiling the Mark I sentinel to the public and Magneto interrupts the event. Xavier is seemingly in the crowd, shouting at him to stop. Below we have more shots of Magneto suited up with armor and his helmet, this time in a stadium, also with political decor; we don’t know how they’re related, but the stadium is in rough shape.

How does Magneto attack? During his armored adventures he takes control of a squad of the Sentinels. Does he throw them at his enemies to make a point? Expect future iterations of the Sentinels to avoid metal components.

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The Sentinels

The few surviving mutants of the future, the most powerful of a dying species, are under attack around the world by the evolved, shape-shifting Sentinels. We know part of the story involves the X-Men protecting Wolverine’s body as Kitty Pryde sends his mind back into the past (we can’t explain how that works just yet considering her ability is to phase through physical objects). With the X-Men using that temple we’ve seen in the photos and teaser trailer as a base of operations, we see what may be Sentinels launching from those carrier ships first revealed in the character posters, presumably en route to attack.

All of the Sentinel fleet sequences so far are strictly at night and are very dark, masking the already dark designs of the weaponized robots. The next few stills, that happen to mostly match a leaked scene description, feature Colossus in metal form going hand-to-hand against one of the future Sentinels. We also get to see how Sentinels fire their ranged attacks and it looks quite similar to The Destroyer unit featured in Thor.

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New Mutants & Powers

The Sentinel program evolved over the years since its inception in the early ’70s, and so have the mutants they were designed to hunt. The mutants of the future are more powerful (and they need to be) to survive in the post-apocalyptic future introduced in X-Men: Days of Future Past. The returning characters have mastered their abilities over the years and that couldn’t be more evident than with the ice slide showcase by Bobby Drake aka Iceman (Shawn Ashmore). Storm’s back with her powerful lightning and weather control abilities, along with the other core characters from the original X-Men trilogy.

As for the new mutants, Roberto da Costa aka Sunspot (Adan Canto) steals the spotlight as we see his powers on display. In the books, Sunspot’s powers make him look as if he’s a black hole on fire, as the use of his abilities absorbs the light around him. From the trailer, it looks like he’s simply turning into the Fantastic Four’s Human Torch, blasting fire into one of the attacking Sentinels.

The above scene features Colossus alongside new characters Blink, Warpath and Sunspot in an underground bunker of sorts when the Sentinels attack. We assume they team-up with the core X-Men team on the mission to change the past. Below are some shots of new character Bishop (Omar Sy) phasing through obstacles with the help of Kitty Pryde’s ability, and Blink throwing a projectile (seemingly through ice, in order for Iceman to slide through),

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Stryker’s Team

Much like we saw in X-Men Origins: Wolverine where William Stryker commands a team of mutant mercenaries including Wolverine, Bolt, Wade Wilson, Sabretooth, Fred Dukes & Agent Zero – an even younger Stryker (Josh Helman) has his own special mutant unit earlier in his career, in Vietnam to be specific. This team features a younger Toad and Havok and from the sequence it appears that Mystique is attacking them, perhaps because the mutants work for the human government? Refer back to “The Bent Bullet” viral for more on that.

Havok prepares to fire a blast of energy and knocks someone flying. This may be the only part of the film the character is part of. Is there any room to explain the connection between him and Scott Summers aka Cyclops (James Marsden) who are brothers in the comics? Is he working with or against Mystique?

Looking back months ago to when Bryan Singer confirmed Lucas Till’s return as Havok, we can see a lot more in the first official photo of him. Note the mutant with the funky hair design right behind him, and in the far back right, young Toad with his head-mounted binoculars attached.

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Mystique’s Mission

Whatever changed the timeline and ruined the future – and this dates back to the JFK assassination – it revolves around Mystique. From the trailer, it’s rather evident that she’s chosen a side (us or them) in what she perceives as a war between Homo sapiens and Homo sapiens superior. We see her above either working for or against Stryker’s mutant strike team and we see below, her on the run (from Magneto according to the first teaser) in Paris.

For whatever reason, Mystique is in Paris during a rally. It seems to be during the 1973 Paris Peace Accord which put an end to the U.S. involvement in Vietnam.

We know from the previous assets that Magneto shows up during these scenes and pulls Mystique towards her. From the image of him wearing the same clothes while soaked, Beast must show up here and tackle him into the water.

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Storm’s Limited Screen Time

Much like Rogue (Anna Paquin) had all of  her scenes cut from the theatrical version of the film, Storm’s part in X-Men: Days of Future Past has been reportedly reduced as well, although Singer denies that it was dwindled down much. Her action and stunt work had already been altered due to Halle Berry’s pregnancy, and from this brief scene it appears one of the future Sentinels is about to stab her.

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Time Travel

A relatively common plot device used in several Marvel Comics series, X-Men: Days of Future Past is the first adaptation to use it on-screen. Director Bryan Singer claims that Days of Future Past will both broaden out the X-Men cinematic universe and at the same time, “fix” some of the continuity errors the series has suffered from over the years. In a slight twist on the 1980 miniseries from Chris Claremont, John Byrne and Terry Austin, the film version sees Kittry Pryde inexplicably sending the mind of Wolverine back into his younger self, in order to warn Charles Xavier and convince him to forge a new alliance with Magneto to save the future.

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Discrepancies

We’ve heard hints and partial explanations from those involved with the production, but several key characters have been inexplicably altered – or at the very least, all-too-conveniently altered during parts of the film. Young Charles Xavier, after taking a bullet at the end of X-Men: First Class, can walk for part of the movie. Blue beast (Nicholas Hoult) can return to his human form, Kitty Pryde can send people’s minds through time and future Wolverine got his adamantium claws back. Magneto might have helped with the latter according to Singer, and young Beast might have crafted something with his genius mind to help with his blue fur issues and Xavier’s ability to walk – but all of these seem contrived and unnecessary at first glance. We’ll have to wait and see how they play out onscreen.

Share your thoughts on what we’ve seen from the film so far in the comments below!

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More: X-Men: Days of Future Past Character Guide

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Bryan Singer directs X-Men: Days of Future Past with newcomers Peter Dinklage, Omar Sy, Boo Boo Stewart, Fan Bingbing, Evan Peters, Adan Canto, Josh Helman, Evan Jonigkeit along with returning stars Jennifer Lawrence, Michael Fassbender, James McAvoy, Nicholas Hoult, Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellen, Hugh Jackman, Anna Paquin, Ellen Page, Shawn Ashmore, Halle Berry, Lucas Till, and Daniel Cudmore.

X-Men: Days of Future Past arrives in U.S. theaters on May 23rd, 2014, followed by Fantastic Four on June 19th, 2015, X-Men: Apocalypse on May 27th, 2016, The Wolverine 3 (not the official title) on March 3rd, 2017, Fantastic Four 2 on July 14th, 2017, and an unspecified Marvel film on July 13th, 2018.

Follow Rob on Twitter @rob_keyes.

Sources: The Bent Bullet, Trask Industries

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  1. Am I the only one who noticed Bryan Singer is actually in the film? In the shot where the crowd disperses in France- he is on the right holding, wait for it, a film camera. Awww, Cute.

    • He´s in all of his X-Men films. In the first one, he´s standing on the beach when Senator Kelly comes out of the water and in X2, he´s one of Stryker´s soldiers who raid the mansion.

  2. I have one thing to say. What the flying f**k were they thinking with Quicksilvers look? In what universe does QS look like THAT. Just. What. How is it so hard for fox and disney to get his look right. HOW HARD. And i didn’t realize they decided to skip to the future future. Whats with the robots? I thought this was xmen not irobot. After seeing the new trailer, makes me not want to see this.

    • Universe 723 where Gloria Gainer became president and declared that a new Disco cabinent was part of the government now. Quicksilver is fabulous and retro now!

    • Before “I, Robot” was ever thought of or even “The Matrix” was created, an X-MEN comic was written that dealt with mutant hunting robots evolving and killing mutants, thus creating a dystopian future where humans are extinct and only mutants have survived where they are fighting for survival. Hence the name “Days Of Future Past”. Not trying to convince you to see the movie, but you seem clueless as to what the storyline is or else you wouldn’t be confused based off of your second question!

      • “I Robot” was probably written before the first X Men comic…could be wrong but it is a pretty old book.

        • I think he was referring to the movie, not the Isaac Asimov novel it was (very loosely) based on.

          The trailer doesn’t look anything like Asimov’s novel.

      • You seem to be implying that this movie will follow the original comic faithfully. Watch the trailer. It doesn’t look that way.

    • You want him in a spandex one piece? It doesn’t look that bad to me. It’s the 1970s and he’s wearing a jacket with a Pink Floyd t shirt…not so bad.

    • Actual 1970s glam kids had some pretty weird style. If you subtract that it’s a known comic character, and look at him as a 1970s KISS fan, it’s not that weird.

  3. After reading the release date section at the end, i got the image of Rob typing the final letter of this article and then grabbing a nearby microphone and SLAMMING it on his on desk

    • Close! I passed out as my eyes bled at 2am, lol. I was super sick yesterday and this took me most of the day and my entire evening :(

      I apologize for any errors.

  4. Ok, let me clear somethings for you all:

    1. Firstly, about some of the mutants in this films actual age. It is stated in a number of X-men comics that mutants actually age slower(Storm if I remember correctly). That means that if, for example, the life expectancy for a human is 80 years, then a mutant is 120 and looks younger. This was probably done as an explanation for lack of aging in comics which are decades old. Mutants do all kind of crazy stuff, so this is not exaggerated(Wolverine has an extreme variation of this mutant advantage).

    2. I love X-men, but this movie is either gonna beat all its competition or lag behind Captain America 2 or Spidey. I certainly hope for the former, but you never know. If it fails(remember, failing can mean even 800 million). For comparison, Avenger’s braking point(the point where costs are outshined by profit) was 1 billion. DOFP is the most expensive CBM yet, with a reported budget of 220-240 million, not to include salaries/marketing. Avengers had a similar budget as did Avatar.

    3. Why do you complain about the Destroyer sentinel? This leaves a tiny space for a crossover. The Destroyer came for Thor, and Trask burrowed the idea. Would be an extremely, exaggerated but optimistic explanation.

    4. The special effects/CGI look great. Spidey 2 looks like a videogame, honestly. Idk why they went in this direction, Spidey’s costume looked great in the first part, even though the Lizard sucked as far as CGI goes. Part of their decision was, the villain, Electro, which renders the videogame graphics just by his powers.

    5. I never liked Halle Berry as Storm, but loved Anna Paquin as Rogue. The rest of the casting is superb, minus(for me) Hoult as the Beast.

    6.Don’t forget that this movie won’t solve all the continuity issues, but only some/a few. Others might arise as well.

    7. As for departing from the original comic, most of the changes have been good. I hated the latest Ironman’s ending, not necessarily because of the Mandarin as a important archnemesis figure in the comics, but also because it ventured a lot from the more grounded take on Ironman’s films. The first was Iraq(or Afghanistan), while the second was in NYC. This one had proto/artificial/technobable mutants with stupid, kinda unrelated, Destroyer-like powers. As for DOFP, I didn’t want to see Ellen Page take the lead; great actress, but not lead-material for a CBM. And Wolverine was the logical choice, much more interesting/dramatic. Also, the poster sucks, too crowded, too many colors. It’s ugly

    • Just out of curiosity, why do you think Ellen Page wouldn’t be capable of being lead material for this? And why that was up for discussion, anyway?

  5. I must admit, I am one of the people who goes back and forth with Fox/Singer’s version of X-Men. I get excited knowing another movie is coming out, I enjoy it for what it is but then as time passes I get disappointed knowing it could have been way better than it could have been. I am also one of the people who believes that Fox should reboot the entire series, find a new director and a hire a consultant from Marvel to help build their X-Men Universe from the ground up. Not saying people should copy Marvel but every studio who owns any rights to comic-book properties should take note at how Marvel has constructed their universe. Detail, connection and continuity is probably their most important aspect.

    Now I won’t lie, despite my feelings of Fox, Singer and the hit and miss of this franchise, this trailer has me excited and I’m excited to see it when it finally comes out. It could be a great movie or it could suck major “balls” but I’ve learned to just accept it for what it is and it will help me enjoy it all the more. I know filmmakers like to take creative liberties because they are artists themselves (and sometimes you just have to make changes because it’s necessary), but I won’t write them movie off completely. I will be going to see it and I most likely will enjoy what has been presented to me. BUT….I won’t deny that Fox’s, X-Men franchise is the most inferior comic book franchise and the worse thing to happen to the movies are Bryan Singer, Brett Ratner, and Lauren Shuler-Donner. I can’t be “that guy” who goes to the movies to complain about everything that isn’t EXACTLY the same as the comics because that would just be stupid. After seven X-Men related movies, I would think movie-goers would have learned by now. I know I have!

    • You’re right, they could’ve been better. Remember, X-men movies were pioneers together with Spiderman. Spidey’s films look horrible now(Green Goblin is horrific by today’s standards). I saw all 3 of them before Amazing Spidey, and it really needed a reboot.

      I like how X-men are evolving their universe; through various teams(X-force? SURE!). They need to be different, that’s the whole point. Not many mutants could carry a movie by themselves. Also, Fox has Frank Miller as their consultant.

      And as for Marvel(the studio,), I really do believe that from Phase 3 or at least Phase 4 they need to group some heroes up. Not in an Avengers style, but in a more Hulk vs Thor way(it has been animated in a direct-to-tv way, just pointing out as an example). It could be a great way to introduce great characters which are largely unknown(Looking at Taskmaster #1-4, which saw him rob Tony Stark for Hydra). Banner and Stark have a broshanship developing, so that could be a start. Cap hangs out with BW in his movie etc.

    • “balls”

  6. Can someone explain how Patrick Stewart’s Professor X makes it into this film? The mind boggling way of piecing all these time strands together is getting to me

    • Have you not seen the Wolverine? Watch it. You’ll find out.

      • @ JacksDrinkingProblem – I think that he was talking about how he came back to life after Xmen 3… Wolverine did not have the answer.

        @ Movie Ramblings – Watch after the credits on Xmen 3, he switched bodies with a vegetable that was shown briefly during one of Professor X’s classes earlier in the film, but that does not explain how looks like he used to and can still no longer walk. It’s Fox.

        Sorry I am not more helpful. :(

        • According to the screenwriters of X-Men 3, that “vegetable” is Xavier´s twin brother.

        • The beginning of X-3 and the post credits scene explains all of that.

  7. It is because you missed the last scene at the end of The Last Stand. Check it out and it will make sense. I look forward to watching this film. Looks awesome.

    • The mutant who was born with no brain activity was Xavier’s twin brother.

  8. Great article, Rob!

    only tidbit is that I think you should have included LucasTill/Havok as part of the returning First Class cast, although you mentioned him later with the Striker team. But cool read. And the movie looks impressive. May comes fast!

  9. In regards to the Beast being able to look human, in the comics Hank McCoy created a device that enabled him to appear human when he wore it. Nightcrawler also used one for awhile to help him fit in.

  10. I can sort of understand not totally sticking to the books, if it serves the purpose of making a really good film with plot and characters that work in that medium. My problem with the majority of the X-Men films, including this one, is that they don’t really stick with the books, and we end up with mediocre films that have some cool parts.

    I will still see this, I will hope it’s good as I’m going in, but the “let’s disregard the comics” is only acceptable if you end up with a good end-result. It’s just getting messier and more convoluted as we go along, because they’re not paying attention to the blueprints.

  11. What if Beast is able to look human because either he or young Xavier created an appearance altering device like Nightcrawler had in in X-Men: Evolution? That would explain how he can look like his old self again. And young Xavier might be able to walk again because maybe he has something to help him walk like future Xavier had in the cartoon as well.

  12. One other thing about Quicksilver, he is wearing a Pink Floyd shirt for a concert that as of yet hasn’t occurred. This movie must be going on during January 1973, when the US was about to pull out of Vietnam (thus the Paris Peace Accord scenes). The original Darkside tour happened in 1972 under the name “Eclipse” because another band Medicine Head had just released an album called “Darkside of the Moon,” and the name wasn’t used until the failure of Medicine Head’s album. So in March 1973 the iconic album cover became known as it premiered on the album, not the tour that had been done before (they toured the music before they recorded it) the tour eventually called Darkside of the Moon: A Piece for Assorted Lunatics did not use the famous album cover image.

    That wouldn’t be used until June 1973 (in the US) which by then had become a massive hit and their first single to ever reach the top 10 in the US (#2 to be exact) made it so the band had to tour large stadiums vs. the smaller venues they were accustomed to touring in the states.

    So the shirt didn’t exist in the States until June, even if he got the shirt from the London shows those were in May (also with the iconic prism shirts).

    The Peace Accords happened in January 1973 like I mentioned before. So that shirt doesn’t belong in the movie. Unless in this weird messed up past, the Floyd somehow released Darkside of the Moon before hand.

    Not only can’t they adapt a comic, they can’t check a date for when a concert shirt and the time of their movie is supposed to be happening. Poor costume design there.

    • As impressive as your Pink Floyd knowledge is, and I mean that sincerely–love the band–the Peace Accords scene could very well take place before the break out scene. The trailer isn’t necessarily chronological so we’re not sure what the date is when he’s seen wearing that shirt.Maybe Magneto is arrested after the Peace Accords and they break him out later.

  13. Really hope you are wrong about Havoc being in only one scene. He was great in first one and Toad looks awesome. Think this thing might be character overload though.

    • I really liked Havok on FC, and loved Banshee the most of all the characters. so kind of sad he isnt returning, but with Singer teasing Apocalypse as the biggest mass destruction and making a big X-Team…. I think Banshee will be back and Havok will appear again, now that he has appeared in two movies. So will be quite exciting to see young Cyclops meeting Havok. Im sure Singer had some ideas about it since a long time ago, and thats why he kept Havok in this one, to let the audience knows him a bit more on each movie, even with a small role. It was a good decision, better to keep him that droping him just after his first movie.

  14. I think 99% of the X-Men characters we’ve seen in Previous X-Men movies will either die or be ressurrected for X-Men apocalypse…it only makes sense. So in essence if the future was changed Cyclops would not be dead in an alternate timeline…neither would rogue or any of the mutants from Wolverine origins. Basically at the end of days of Future past…when everything is corrected all the mutants should be alive again. including Cyclops & Rogue.

  15. X-Men apocalypse should bring everything to the right Continuity….We should in essence get a young team of all the original X-Men. Cyclops, Beast,Angel,Iceman and Jean Grey….with Michael Fassbender as Magneto (no more ian McKellen) & James McAvoy as Proffessor X respectively.

    Even if that is not the true Cast for X-Men Apocalypse…I wont be mad as long as they bring back the main X-Men characters they have killed off in DOFP. s*** even if it resembles the cartoon I wont be mad…gives us the 90s cartoon cast of X-Men. But give us something close to the X-Men team we are familar with…hell I wouldent even be mad if some of the DOFP cast made a time jump…ie Bishop, Sunspot & blink.

    • Apparently Apocalypse will follow the First Class timeline, so I’m expecting McAvoy’s Xavier, Fassbender’s Magneto, Mystique, Beast and new actors for Cyclops, Storm, Jean Grey and the like.

  16. Nice write up!

    There are soooooooooooo many characters in this. I know X-men is inherently an ensemble piece. You of the strong points of First Class (which remember is a soft reboot) is that they focused the drama on 2 strong characters, McAvoy and Fassbender. It is hard to not seeing this flick lose focus. Even with Singer who is good with inter-character dynamics and terrible at staging modern action.. ugg..

  17. This is going to be amazing! I hear Singer is wanting to use Young Night Crawler and Gambit in X-men Apocalypse and that is great but I also really want to see young Cyclops, Jean, Storm, Archangel, Sinister, Juggernaught, Blob, and Sabretoothe return and get some great first class style story . I mainly want to see Cyclops character get built a little bit with storm, and Jean but I also want to see better versions of Juggernaught, Sabretoothe,and Blob. New characters I think would be amazing characters would def be Archangel, and Sinister.

  18. Is it just me or does Blink look like she’s dying in the pic provided?

  19. Watching Halle Berry get killed brought me joy. This movie looks like it might be pretty good. I was hoping it would be garbage!

    • That’s odd, because all I see is a Sentinel readying a back-stab, but it cuts to another scene before we can even verify if it actually hits its target.

      • True, but he wasnt readying a back stab, he all but made contact before the scene cut. And is it me, or did they steal from Thor with the Destroyer/Sentinal face blast thing. And does sunspot all but look like the human torch. Please give this franchise back to marvel so it can be done right!!!

  20. Too many comments to react to, but speaking as a fan that only became a fan due to the movies, and a year or two of the cartoon (lol), I am very excited about this movie! Base your judgment on my lack of history with the X-Men, comic-book wise, but I have been so pleased especially with the Magneto/Professor X casting choices, past and present, and Hugh Jackman made the Wolverine role his own. As a casual fan, the storyline looks great, I am sympathetic to the überfans out there that want accuracy, but movies, and directors, ultimately make choices that are best for the big screen. That being said, this juggernaut better come through as well in the full movie as it does for me in the trailer.

    • ultimately make choices that are best….. Yeah, X3…Not so much. Marvel Studios blends: Source material, direction and fan input the best. I’m not touching this movie.

  21. has anyone watch the Capt America movie yet and the first postcredit trailer is a must see