Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart are cast in the "X-Men" sequel "X: Men: Days of Future Past"
Bryan Singer took to the web Tuesday to confirm key casting for the upcoming sequel “X-Men: Days of Future Past.”
Deals are already locked in place for the cast of "X-Men: First Class" to return for the sequel, including January Jones, but Singer said on his Twitter feed on Tuesday:
“I’d like to officially welcome back James McAvoy, Jennifer Lawrence, Michael Fassbender and Nicholas Hoult to ‘X-Men: Days Of Future Past,’". In a separate tweet he said: “Also thrilled to announce Sir Ian Mckellen and Sir Patrick Stewart.”
It was announced recently that Singer will direct “X-Men: Days of Future Past." Fox is aiming to release the film on July 18, 2014.