The intrigue of temporal paradox and time traveling are more clearer this morning as movie studio 20th Century Fox published the second trailer to X-Men: Days of Future Past. Based on the plot found on Marvel Comics‘ The Uncanny X-Men #141 and #142 issues, the film centers on a dystopian future where mutants are systematically exterminated by giant robotic humanoids called the Sentinels. To avoid such calamity, the timeline of events must be alter during the past in order to save the future.
In order to tell story effectively, director Bryan Singer added actors from the previous X-Men trilogy, with Hugh Jackman reprising his role as Wolverine, Halle Berry as Storm, Anna Paquin as Rogue, Shawn Ashmore as Iceman and Daniel Cudmore as Colossus. Along with the new addition of Ellen Page, who will portrait the adolescent mutant Kitty Pryde, both Nicholas Hoult and Jennifer Lawrence will return as younger versions of Beast and Mystique. Meanwhile, actors Sir Patrick Stewart, James McAvoy, Sir Ian McKellen and Michael Fassbender will all take up the roles of Professor Charles Xavier and Magneto in the time bending adventure. X-Men: Days of Future Past will be in theaters worldwide on May 23rd. In the meantime, enjoy this new trailer from 20th Century Fox.