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Bryan Singer Will Shoot Quicksilver Scenes at 3600 FPS for 'X-Men: Days of Future Past'

The director reveals a sound stage where he is shooting at a whopping 3600 frames per second, 150 times faster than the standard rate.
Bryan Singer continued his barrage of behind-the-scenes photos from the Montreal set of X-Men: Days of Future Past, where he teased a unique filming set up used to capture the speedy Quicksilver, played by Evan Peters. The director posted a photo of a ultra-bright set, where he is shooting Quicksilver scenes at 3600 frames per second, a whopping 150 times slower than the standard 24 FPS rate, which requires much more lighting than a traditional shoot. While it isn't clear how this super-fast mutant will look on the big screen yet, it should be quite a sight to behold at this frame rate.

X-Men: Days of Future Past Set Photo
"Brightest set I've ever filmed on. #3600framespersecond #Quicksilver #XMen #DaysOfFuturePast"

X-Men: Days of Future Past was released May 23rd, 2014 and stars Hugh Jackman, James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Halle Berry, Nicholas Hoult, Anna Paquin, Ellen Page. The film is directed by Bryan Singer.

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  1. Ken451

    @ObiWanShinobi Right?! I think quicksilver just turned supersaiyan 2 in Fox lol

    12 months agoby @Ken451Flag

  2. LuxoIII

    @justatadmatt oh, true

    12 months agoby @brady1138Flag

  3. Ghostman

    @corey I agree. I love his work in American Horror Story.

    12 months agoby @ghostmanFlag

  4. ObiWanShinobi

    Sh*t just got real Mr. Whedon.

    12 months agoby @ObiWanShinobiFlag

  5. justatadmatt

    @brady1138 unless they are shooting everything around him at 3600 FPS and it looks like he is moving at normal speed while everything else is in slow motion.

    12 months agoby @justatadmattFlag

  6. David garcia

    I can imagine magneto telling his son to slow down trying to catch up with him.

    12 months agoby @David-garcia-67788063Flag

  7. LuxoIII

    Wait, doesn't more FPS mean a slower speed when played back in normal time? That would mean Quicksilver would go at a dead-slow pace!

    12 months agoby @brady1138Flag

  8. Corey W.

    @undeadslayer4 i dont get it?

    12 months agoby @coreyFlag

  9. Bawnian©-Dexeus

    Pretty sure Johnson is going to take the medal for Quicksilver based on screen time

    12 months agoby @bawnian-dexeusFlag

  10. The Real Goku

    @corey yeah I can see Evan fitting the role more. But honestly it's too early to tell. We will have to see the way they are portraited on film

    12 months agoby @therealGokuFlag

  11. undeadslayer4

    @corey its man of steel all over again

    12 months agoby @undeadslayer4Flag

  12. Corey W.

    @therealGoku I think both will be great, but I'm going to give it to of right now just based off what I've seen him in.

    Kind of funny, Johnson vs. Peters, both starred in Kick-Ass together!

    12 months agoby @coreyFlag

  13. The Real Goku

    I wonder who will be a better Quickslilver...

    Evan Peters or Aaron Johnson

    12 months agoby @therealGokuFlag

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