Peter Dinklage Revealed as Bolivar Trask in 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' Set Photos

James McAvoy and Michael Fassbender are seen wearing 1973 period attire on the Montreal set of director Bryan Singer's superhero sequel.
1970s fashion is alive and well on the set of director Bryan Singer's X-Men: Days of Future Past. Professor X (James McAvoy) and Magneto (James McAvoy (Michael Fassbender) are seen taking a stroll through 1973 in their vintage attire, while a new set photo of Peter Dinklage confirms that he is, in fact, playing Bolivar Trask, creator of the Mutant hunting Sentinels in this Montreal based sequel. Take a look, and stay tuned as production continues throughout Canada.

X-Men: Days of Future Past Set Photo 1
X-Men: Days of Future Past Set Photo 2

X-Men: Days of Future Past comes to theaters May 23rd, 2014 and stars Jennifer Lawrence, Michael Fassbender, Nicholas Hoult, Peter Dinklage, Hugh Jackman, Evan Peters, James McAvoy, Ellen Page. The film is directed by Bryan Singer.



Sources: Lainey Gossip

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Comments (27)

  1. Brett Van Boven

    Not a comic reader, so don't know much about Trask but...is he a "small person" (no clue what the PC term is so i'll just stick with that)? Obviously with camera work you can do magic with size (see The Lord of the Rings), but even though I'm happy as hell to see Dinklage in this role my 1st thought was how are they going to physically present him on screen. Sure no matter the case he'll bring his usual incredible acting talents to the part.

    9 months agoby @Brett-Van-BovenFlag

  2. Lance Medallion

    Miniature William Murderface? Here comes the Deathklok live action movie.

    10 months agoby @Lance-MedallionFlag

  3. Renegades

    I'm Ron Burgundy?

    10 months agoby @renegadesFlag

  4. skywise

    @the-movieghost I saw interveiw in which Benioff had stated that if he got to this point in the books he feels that it would make a good full series (if it didnt get picked up again - which I dont see happening). But if he had been looking at this point as a possible ending for the tv series then it just might be epic.

    10 months agoby @skywiseFlag

  5. the MovieGhost

    As do I @skywise, as do I. For some odd reason, and this could be totally unfounded on my part, I've gotten the feeling that it won't get its due attention... Maybe I'm just weird.

    10 months agoby @the-movieghostFlag

  6. Shelbysaurus

    Dinklage looks awesome.

    10 months agoby @ShelbysaurusFlag

  7. skywise

    @the-movieghost I am very interested to see how it plays out. I really hope its everything it should be.

    10 months agoby @skywiseFlag

  8. the MovieGhost

    Awesome @skywise! Are you prepared for tomorrow's episode? Because I don't think I am...

    10 months agoby @the-movieghostFlag

  9. skywise

    @the-movieghost Both. The books are my favorite series and I am currently up to date on season 3.

    10 months agoby @skywiseFlag

  10. the MovieGhost

    Now, I forget, are you a book reader and show watcher, or just the latter @skywise?

    10 months agoby @the-movieghostFlag

  11. skywise

    @the-movieghost Of course. Tyrion is a fantastic character and he plays him with such style and grace that I dont even see Dinklage, only Tyrion.

    10 months agoby @skywiseFlag

  12. Thomas Clarke (Kiion)

    he is the best actor in 'Game of thrones', so hopefully he will bring that level of workmanship to the role in this, personally X-men and their acting staff have always been hit and miss with me.

    10 months agoby @thomasclarkeFlag

  13. Raoul Duke

    Oh man, Dinklage is gonna f*cking own.

    11 months agoby @raoulduke33Flag

  14. Fry_3000

    Peter is the man!!!

    11 months agoby @Fry-3000Flag

  15. Vanboy

    "Come on, say it again. I dare you!" "He's an angry elf"

    11 months agoby @vanboyFlag

  16. Trangalanga10

    Great

    11 months agoby @Trangalanga10Flag

  17. Pbcritical

    wait... didnt Bill Duke play Trask in x-men last stand??

    11 months agoby @pbcriticalFlag

  18. the MovieGhost

    Have you been following him in Game of Thrones @skywise? He's been consistently great as Tyrion Lannister.

    11 months agoby @the-movieghostFlag

  19. skywise

    Great actor. Very interested to see how they portray him in this film.

    This is old news tho.

    11 months agoby @skywiseFlag

  20. Scruffnutz89

    he looks like a mini Ron Burgundy!

    11 months agoby @Scruffnutz89Flag

  21. Dark enV

    Is it just me or does Dinklage look a bit like Tom Selleck right there? LOL. Btw why is McAvoy walking in that top pic?

    11 months agoby @dark-envFlag

  22. The King of Thorns

    Dinklage as Trask is a truly inspired casting decision. A small man with a huge appetite for power creates one of the largest recurring foes for the X-Men. The inferiority/superiority complex will be great to explore.

    11 months agoby @rexspinasFlag

  23. Paulington

    @ObiWanShinobi makes perfect sense.

    11 months agoby @paulingtonFlag

  24. ObiWanShinobi

    The creator of The Sentinels is a midget. The irony.

    11 months agoby @ObiWanShinobiFlag

  25. The Real Goku

    I knew it! Lol so we get sentinels for sure. I just wonder what the screen time is going to be with so many mutants involved

    11 months agoby @therealGokuFlag