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Professor X bangs the X drum

03 June 2013  |  Written by Ali Plumb  |  Source: YouTube

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Patrick Stewart enjoys a lot of love on the internet - if only for his Twitter picture and the joy of the Jean-Luc Picard facepalm - but recently he's having a very purple patch, with his heartfelt response to a fan's question at a convention doing the rounds and this new snippet that sees Sir Patrick mention a few X-Men: Days Of Future Past titbits.

The footage above is from the amazingly-named Comicpalooza in Texas, where the mind-reading knight was talking to a group of adoring Comicpalooza attendees. Below is a transcription of what he said which, although not exactly eye-opening, remains interesting for anyone excited about Singer's return to the X-verse.

"I think it is going to certainly be the X-Men of all X-Men pictures, and one doesn't want to tempt fate, but perhaps also the blockbuster of 2014. It was a wonderful experience to reunited with those people."

"It's been 6 or 7 years since X-Men 3, where you will recall that Charles Xavier was vaporized by what's-her-name, Jean Grey. And you're asking yourselves, 'If you were vaporized, how can you be in the next X-Men movie?' Anybody got any ideas how that came about?"

"Time travel," yells a fan.

"Yeah, that's exactly it. I guess. There will be an explanation, but it was a little puzzling for me because I thought my X-Men days were over. So, it's something to look forward to."

Puzzling is just about right. Even if you have read the original Day Of Future Past comic-book run, how they are going to link the First Class crew up with their Last Stand colleagues (as well as The Wolverine) remains to be seen. Hopefully it won't require you to have the same IQ as Professor X to work out when it hits cinemas next year. 

As well as Stewart, the crammed cast list includes Michael Fassbender, James McAvoy, Jennifer Lawrence, Nicholas Hoult, Evan Peters, Ian McKellen, Hugh Jackman, Ellen Page, Shawn Ashmore, Fan Bingbing, Anna Paquin and Daniel Cudmore. X-Men Days Of Future Past will be with us on July 17 2014.

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Your Comments

Fodder !!
Thats what XMen Origins: Wolverine will be consigned to. If you forget all about that movie (which many you have tried) then I take it they will through in the bonus scene of charles transferring his consciousness to the coma patient at the end of X3. Or they could bin that aswell, and Singer can do his own X3.2 and continue on from where he left off, and integrate Xmen First Class inot this new movie anyway he sees fit. The studios are never going to please everyone, especially the diehard fans More

Posted by Sparkykelly69 at 14:07 on 04 June 2013 | Report This Post

Yes it is! Oh no it isn't!
Sorry, but I really have to respond to the person who defended the X-Men films. These films really are not great films and to stand up for such mediocrity is a bit silly. The films are passable at best. They are not poorly acted and the casting works fine. But to relegate Cyclops to a second fiddle role, to down grade one of the longest running love affairs in comics to the point where Jean G can happily fall for Wolverine (why, for god's sake? Because she really fancies him? Where is the charac More

Posted by ericcoyle at 13:24 on 04 June 2013 | Report This Post

Cool Breeze: His old body didn't "die" lol.. it got destroyed. But his mind, soul and consciousness survived. As he transferred himself to the coma patient that was under the care of Moira More

Posted by Paulieman at 21:29 on 03 June 2013 | Report This Post

RE: Ehh wrong
L: Paulieman Check your sources Ali Plumb. Charles Xavier didn't die in X-Men The Last Stand. Have you forgotten about the bonus scene or haven't watched it maybe? aviers body died but his consciousness was transferred to the body of ( possibly ) his bed ridden twin brother. More

Posted by Cool Breeze at 17:18 on 03 June 2013 | Report This Post

What are you talking about ericcoyle? X-Men 1 & 2 were both successes and good entertaining movies. For me, the only disappointment from Singer is Superman Returns and Valkyrie (haven't seen Jack the Giant Slayer yet). Loved his work on X-Men More

Posted by Paulieman at 16:36 on 03 June 2013 | Report This Post

Probably Doesn't matter
The thing is it is bound to be another major disappointment like the other Singer X films. Boring unengaging characters, dull film making which fails to do anything visually interesting, romantic entanglements which are just vapid, empty attempts to get you interested and rubbish poorly filmed action which completely fails to enthrall and excite. Come back Matthew, all is forgiven. More

Posted by ericcoyle at 14:55 on 03 June 2013 | Report This Post

In Wolverine
If I'm right - which I may not be - it's just a theory, plus I haven't watched Origins in yonks - I thought 'Patrick Stewart' was an astral projection. More

Posted by Killjoy_Gee at 14:36 on 03 June 2013 | Report This Post

In Wolverine...
In X-Men Origins; Wolverine. Didn't Patrick Stewart make a guest appearance looking younger and walking. Then fast-forward (or rewind?) back to when in First Class, didn’t James McAvoy’s incarnation of Professor X suffer the spinal injury that made him wheel chair bound....I might be wrong but if I’m not: how will they get around that? My Guess is’ that Wolverine will be binned off as non Cannon? More

Posted by beamo32 at 14:25 on 03 June 2013 | Report This Post

Ehh wrong
Check your sources Ali Plumb. Charles Xavier didn't die in X-Men The Last Stand. Have you forgotten about the bonus scene or haven't watched it maybe? More

Posted by Paulieman at 13:17 on 03 June 2013 | Report This Post

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