'X-Men: Days of Future Past': Life-Sized Sentinel Revealed (Photo)
Director Bryan Singer tweets an image of himself standing next to a gigantic mutant-hunting robot.
Bryan Singer has made some major X-Men reveals on Twitter over the past year – but this is undoubtedly the biggest. Literally.
Earlier this week, he unveiled a website for the fictitious Trask Industries – the manufacturer of the mutant hunting robots – which in the timeline of the film is celebrating its 50th anniversary.
Days of Future Past, based on an iconic 1981 Uncanny X-Men storyline, will feature two timelines – one taking place roughly 10 years after the events of 2006's X-Men: The Last Stand, and another taking place roughly 10 years after 2011's prequel, X-Men: First Class.
In the comics, a future Kitty Pryde’s mind is sent back in time into her younger body, allowing her to warn the X-Men about an impending assassination that will lead to militant anti-mutant laws and the rise of the Sentinels. It was confirmed at Comic-Con that in the film version Hugh Jackman's Wolverine will be sent into the past, not Kitty Pryde.
The film is reuniting original trilogy actors including Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellen, Anna Paquin, Ellen Page and Shawn Ashmore. First Class castmembers James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence and Nicholas Hoult are also returning.
For more Sentinels, check out photos here, including one featuring a giant robot attending the inauguration of President Ronald Reagan.
X-Men: Days of Future Past hits theaters July 18, 2014.
Sundance: On the Scene
Follow Heat Vision
- Jack Falahee on How to Get Away With Murder, Viola Davis, and His Cast BFFs
- Which Braverman Made Us Cry the Most on Parenthood? A Very Scientific Ranking
- Why Are There So Many Arnolds in This Terminator: Genisys Trailer?
- This Trailer for the New Divergent Movie Is Actually Trying to Get Us to Call It The Divergent Series: Insurgent
- Pregnant Isla Fisher Works on Her Fitness Before Giving Birth
- Seattle Seahawks Cornerback Richard Sherman's Son Could Be Born on Super Bowl Sunday 2015!
- Adrian Grenier Pitches New Movie About a Whale at Sundance
- Amy Schumer Freaks Out Anna Kendrick in First Promo for MTV Movie Awards 2015 - Watch Now!