5 December 2012 2:28 PM, PST | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

The upcoming sequel to last year’s excellent X-Men: First Class is shaping up to be one hell of a superhero movie.  X-Men and X2 director Bryan Singer recently signed on to replace Matthew Vaughn in the director’s chair for X-Men: Days of Future Past after Vaughn abruptly opted to step back to producer role, and we recently learned that a few actors from Singer’s X-Men films will be reprising their roles in the sequel.  Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellan are poised to return as Professor X and Magneto, respectively, and late last week Hugh Jackman entered talks to reprise his role as Wolverine. It’s not exactly a surprise, then, as word now comes that Singer plans to bring back even more original trilogy castmembers for Days of Future Past.  Hit the jump for more, including how all these characters will fit into the story.  When it »

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