X-Men: Days Of Future Past casts McKellen and Stewart

Bryan Singer’s X-Men: First Class sequel confirms Sir Ian McKellen and Sir Patrick Stewart

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Patrick Stewart as Charles ‘Professor X’ Xavier in X-Men: The Last Stand

We all knew it was coming, but it’s nice to welcome the news out of rumourville and into fact – Sir Ian McKellen and Sir Patrick Stewart are reprising their roles as Magneto and Charles Xavier in Bryan Singer’s X-Men: Days Of Future Past.

The director revealed the news on Twitter, saying, “I’d like to officially welcome back James McAvoy, Jennifer Lawrence, Michael Fassbender and Nicholas Hoult to #XMEN for #DaysOfFuturePast.

“Thrilled to announce @ianmckellen118 & @SirPatStew are joining the cast of #XMEN #DaysOfFuturePast #magneto #professorX More to come…”

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