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Over the past couple of months we've seen plenty of familiar faces signing on to reprise their roles in Bryan Singer's X-Men: Days of Future Past, and now the film has secured its first newcomer to the X-Men universe with Singer revealing via Twitter that Game of Thrones star Peter Dinklage has joined the cast of the forthcoming mutant sequel.

While early speculation leaned towards Dinklage playing the character of Puck, a super-powered dwarf and member of the Canadian superhero team Alpha Flight, Variety is claiming that the Golden Globe-winner will instead portray the film's primary antagonist. Of course, with the film set to incorporate time travel, it's unclear whether the main bad guy will feature in the 1970s, or the alternate future where Sentinels rule the United States.

Update - According to MTV Geek, Dinklage could be portraying Bolivar Trask, the creator of the Sentinels, who was previously »

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