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Bishop & Warpath Confirmed For 'X-Men: Days of Future Past'

Over the weekend we learned of another new face joining the X-Men film franchise in Adan Canto (The Following). Much like Peter Dinklage, Omar Sy and Boo Boo Stewart, it has yet to be official revealed what characters each are playing, leaving fans to speculate on characters and story arc from Marvel Comics.

With X-Men: Days of Future Past introducing time travel into the franchise there are a few key characters from the books - yet to be introduced in films - that fans see as must-include. And as it turns out, Bryan Singer has done just that.

One of the new faces, Fan Bingbing, is confirmed to be playing the character of Blink - a mutant key in the Age of Apocalypse storyline. We don't know if Singer is going that route with the sequel to both X-Men: Days of Future Past and X-Men: The Last Stand, but his reactions to questions on the subject and rumors around the casting additions lend credence to that possibility. If Fox wants to go big with their own mutant-heavy Marvel Universe, Apocalypse is the way to do it.

Similar to Marc Webb's promotion of the production of The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Singer has taken to Twitter to use the platform as the the official Days of Future Past marketing device - saving Twentieth Century Fox plenty of dollars - and his most recent tease featuring Halle Berry in a new costume, earned somewhat mixed reactions from readers here on Screen Rant. Perhaps to address the negative and generate plenty of excitement, he's tweeted the following Vine video today, confirming the introduction two important fan-favorite characters from the book by using chairs, literally:

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Bishop & Warpath Confirmed For 'X-Men: Days of Future Past'