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New 'X-Men' Clip Shows Quicksilver in Super Speed Action (Video)

The new promo from this month's "Days of Future Past" teases the scene that early reviews have described as one of the central sequences in the entire movie.

Empire Magazine Quicksilver Cover - P 2014
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A common thread following early screenings of X-Men: Days of Future Past has been how impressive one particular scene, in which Quicksilver rescues Magneto from captivity, is. Capitalizing on the buzz, a new promo for the movie offers glimpses at the high speed jailbreak.

Introduced by a monologue from Patrick Stewart’s Professor Xavier, the new “Quicksilver” promo mixes Evan Peters’ introduction to the team — as glimpsed in an earlier trailer — with snippets from his rescue of Magneto from incarceration, giving the slightest of tastes of what to expect from watching the super-speedster in action.

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Watching the video’s inventive take on the basic super power of “doing things very fast,” it looks as if the X-Men incarnation of the character may set the bar pretty high for Joss Whedon’s competitive take in next year’s Avengers: Age of Ultron. Perhaps having two Quicksilvers could end up being a good thing after all.

Check out the clip below, courtesy of Fox. X-Men: Days of Future Past will be released May 23.