Ever since 'X-Men: The Last Stand' offered a brief cinematic rendering of a giant Sentinel robot with Hugh Jackman's Wolverine slicing its head off in the danger room, 'X-Men' fans have been craving a full-body look at these mutant-hunting bots. Thankfully, prayers have been answered as these icons of the comic books have become the forefront of Fox's marketing for 'X-Men: Days of Future Past.'
X-Men: Days of Future Past
This past weekend, 'The Wolverine' made headlines for all the wrong reasons with a $55 million domestic opening that has been deemed a disappointment in just about every way. This leads us to wonder: is the 'X-Men' franchise coming close to extinction?
Now that ‘The Wolverine’ has opened, let’s turn our attentions to ‘Future Past’ and break down everything that we know about it, starting with a release date.
Just days after the 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' cast and crew surprised the Hall H audience at Comic-Con 2013 with a panel featuring debut footage, the Bryan Singer-directed 'First Class' sequel has dropped the first two posters.
So, the rumor has been for quite some time that 'Game of Thrones' actor Peter Dinklage would be playing Bolivar Trask in 'X-Men: Days of Future Past.' It turns out that rumor is correct. And that rumor about Omar Sy as Bishop? Also true.
The Comic-Con 2013 panel from 20th Century Fox was pegged as a must-see event at the convention; not only were fans foaming at the mouth for the latest offerings from 'The Wolverine' and 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' -- the former prepping for release on July 26 -- but also for some sort of reveal for Bryan Singer's 'X-Men: Days of Future Past.'
One of the most dangerous and iconic foes the X-Men have ever faced in the pages of the comic book has been the Sentinels, massive robots constructed to specifically hunt down and kill mutants. We've known for some time now that these horrifying 'bots would play a major role in 'X-Men: Days of Future Past,' but thanks to the Comic-Con 2013 show floor, we now know what they'll look like.
It's a really good time to be a fan of the X-Men. You've got 'The Wolverine' arriving next week and you have the increasingly epic 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' opening next summer. What could be better? How about a little taste of the latter at the end of the former?
Comic-Con 2013 is almost upon us, and one of the more hoped-for panels is the one for 20th Century Fox. Fans have been hoping to catch an update or two on Bryan Singer's 'X-Men: Days of Future Past,' and, though shy of an official announcement, a panel will reportedly happened. In fact, we've already stumbled on some of the "big surprises" coming our way.
After 'X-Force' comic creator Robert Liefeld revealed that 20th Century Fox had a film adaptation of his series "in development," word was that some form of announcement would be made during next week's Comic-Con convention in San Diego. Well, Christmas has come a bit early.