‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ Adds Omar Sy

Director Bryan Singer announced the casting of ‘The Intouchables’ star, but did not reveal which character he is portraying.

Director Bryan Singer has revealed that yet another new cast member has joined X-Men: Days of Future Past, with The Intouchables star Omar Sy signing on for an unspecified role.

Take a look at the filmmaker's Twitter message.

Omar Sy joins X-Men: Days of Future Past
Omar Sy joins X-Men: Days of Future Past
The filmmaker didn't reveal which character Omar Sy will portray. Some have speculated that he will portray Bishop, a mutant who has the ability to absorb all forms of radiation and energy and release it through his body. Nothing has been confirmed by the studio or Bryan Singer quite yet.

Omar Sy joins a growing cast that includes James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Rose Byrne, Jennifer Lawrence, Nicholas Hoult, Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellen, Hugh Jackman, Anna Paquin, Ellen Page, Shawn Ashmore, and Peter Dinklage.

Bryan Singer is directing from a screenplay by Simon Kinberg, which is based on the comic book arc by Chris Claremont and John Byrne. Production is scheduled to begin in April.

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. undeadslayer4

    wow this is gonna be big

    2 years agoby @undeadslayer4Flag

  2. WongFu

    Judging by the size of this cast this might turn out to be two films instead of one.

    2 years agoby @instead8909Flag

  3. ROFLitschristian


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  4. The Real Goku

    I'm very very curious to how this movie will turn out with all the characters. Hopefully they pull it off but I'm excited

    2 years agoby @therealGokuFlag

  5. Zach Chappelear

    Now all we need is Cable (Stephen Lang from Avatar I'm looking at you)

    2 years agoby @Zach-ChappelearFlag

  6. skywise

    Bishop would make sense since in the comics he comes froma future very much like DoFP.

    2 years agoby @skywiseFlag

  7. Kill-Bill

    Bishop!!! Really good actor

    2 years agoby @Kill-BillFlag

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