Peter Dinklage Joins ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’; Will He Play Puck?

Director Bryan Singer confirms the casting, but does not reveal which Marvel character the ‘Game of Thrones’ actor will take on.

Director Bryan Singer has announced that Game of Thrones star Peter Dinklage has joined the cast of his upcoming superhero sequel X-Men: Days of Future Past. He shared the news with all of his followers on Twitter.

Peter Dinklage confirmed for X-Men: Days of Future Past
Peter Dinklage confirmed for X-Men: Days of Future Past
The actor's role has not been confirmed, but most fans are speculating that he will play Puck, the dwarf member of Canadian superhero team Alpha Flight. It is not clear if 20th Century Fox holds the rights to Alpha Flight or its characters. The members have close ties to Wolverine, who is also Canadian, and they are said to be that country's answer to Marvel's The Avengers.

It should be noted that Puck, real name Eugene Milton Judd, was not a mutant, but a regular man with extraordinary fighting and acrobatic skills. It was later revealed that he had a demon living inside of him that gave him mystical powers, and caused him great pain. Alpha Flight doesn't play a major role in the original X-Men: Days of Future Past comic book storyline. Is it possible that he is going to simply cameo as Puck in the ultimate Mutant showdown? Is 20th Century Fox gearing up for an Alpha Flight movie?

In further speculation, Bryan Singer recently announced that one of the characters in this Mutant adventure would be fully CGI, which has lead some to believe that Peter Dinklage may be playing this charcter via Mo-Cap, and will not be playing one of Marvel's few dwarf characters.

Who do you want to see Peter Dinklage play in X-Men: Days of Future Past?

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.

Sources: Twitter

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Comments (14)

  1. Josh

    Yeah, I doubt it's Puck. Didn't they say Dinklage would play the villain? Any way, it's awesome that he's in the movie, whomever he plays.

    2 years agoby @shuabertFlag

  2. slysnide

    Cool. Now I'm actually interested in this.

    2 years agoby @slysnideFlag

  3. Fry_3000

    Please let this be true. They better give him a good length of script and not just be on screen for 10 secs. Crossing fingers on this one

    2 years agoby @Fry-3000Flag

  4. Raoul Duke

    Bolivar Trask or someone associated with the development of the Sentinels.

    2 years agoby @raoulduke33Flag

  5. incmob

    the most worked little person besides bridget the midget!!! at least warwick davis has leprechaun to go back to.

    2 years agoby @incmobFlag

  6. Bawnian©-Dexeus

    Once a dwarf, always a dwarf

    2 years agoby @bawnian-dexeusFlag

  7. Thomas Clarke (Kiion)

    Dinklage makes game of throne epic, he will do the same to this no doubt.

    2 years agoby @thomasclarkeFlag

  8. TheSymbiote

    Whats with all the Puck love? Hasbro is releasing two figures of him this year and now he's rumored to be in a movie!

    2 years agoby @thesymbioteFlag

  9. skywise

    @justin-lomas@dan1 Not just a great actor but an Emmy award winner. Thats saying something. PArticularly that year when he was up against a bunch of great actors.

    2 years agoby @skywiseFlag

  10. skywise

    I dont care who hes playing, if hes in it, it just adds weight to the already interesting cast. The guy is a brilliant actor.

    2 years agoby @skywiseFlag

  11. ChiRep_1

    Great news, even though I don't gnome him very well. Amiright, amiright??.... Okay I'm done now

    2 years agoby @ChiRep-1Flag

  12. Dan

    @justin-lomas Dinklage deserves more respect than that, man. He's a great actor.

    2 years agoby @dan1Flag

  13. ROFLitschristian

    M.O.D.O.K. Make him play M.O.D.O.K.!

    2 years agoby @ROFLitschristianFlag

  14. Justin Lomas

    He will be playing midget extra # 4

    2 years agoby @justin-lomasFlag

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