‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ Wants Halle Berry and James Marsden

The original ‘X-Men’ stars have not yet been confirmed to join Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, and Ian McKellan in this superhero sequel.

Halle Berry may also return in X-Men: Days of Future Past
Halle Berry may also return in X-Men: Days of Future Past
The 20th Century Fox superhero sequel X-Men: Days of Future Past is turning into an X-Men reunion, with Bryan Singer set to direct and Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen already confirmed to return along with Wolverine himself, Hugh Jackman.

Today, we have an intriguing report that X-Men stars Halle Berry (Storm) and James Marsden (Cyclops) are also being sought to return for this sequel to last year's X-Men: First Class.

It isn't clear if 20th Century Fox has issued formal offers to the actors, or any of the other X-Men stars. It isn't known if others such as Anna Paquin (Rogue) are being sought to reprise their roles, but there is said to be a lot of "willingness to participate" because of director Bryan Singer returning to the helm. The X-Men stars will reportedly appear in scenes that show a dystopic, alternate future, with Kitty Pryde playing a major role in the action.

Sumela Kay played the character in 2000's X-Men, with Katie Stuart assuming the role in X2: X-Men United. Ellen Page, the most well-known of the three actors, took on the part in X-Men: The Last Stand, with the character playing a key part in that film. It is not know at this point if any of these three actors will return. In the animated X-Men series from the 90s, their adaptation of X-Men: Days of Future Past traded Kitty Pryde for the character Bishop. We have no word on how Bryan Singer plans to change or utilize Kitty's role in the storyline.

Bryan Singer is directing from a screenplay by Simon Kinberg, with Matthew Vaughn still attached as a producer, despite dropping out as the director.

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. Nicholas Shane Culton

    Rod Milton: Storm was not a super dark skinned toned woman. In a the majority of comics she is depicted as being an African American but having a light brown skin tone like Miss Berry... with white hair and blue eyes. Yes I agree she should have the accent but it wasn't Halle that made that go away it was the writers and director.
    This movie needs Storm, and that means Halle Berry. Storm was a big part of D.O.F.P in the comics a needs to have a good part in the movie period.

    2 years agoby @Nicholas-Shane-CultonFlag

  2. Omar Algarin

    Storm is a big part of X-MEN you guys have no clue

    2 years agoby @Omar-AlgarinFlag

  3. Omar Algarin

    Halle Berry needs to be in this movie are you kidding me!

    2 years agoby @Omar-AlgarinFlag

  4. Ged7

    So, who is going to be the actress who plays Rachel? She is a relatively vital character, seeing as she is the one who sent the future Kitty to occupy the young Kitty's body.

    2 years agoby @ged7Flag

  5. zeus

    @Rod-Milton Wrong information, Havok is Cyclops younger brother!!

    2 years agoby @zeusFlag

  6. zeus

    @RonHirang Your right, it's Vulcan that's his older brother!!

    2 years agoby @zeusFlag

  7. Ron Hirang

    @Rod-Milton If you mean original first Xmen movie, ok, but she was not one of the original Xmen. It was Cyclops, Jean, Beast, Angel, & Iceman. Storm was a second generation Xmen like wolverine, havoc, rogue, nightcrawler and I think banshee too.

    2 years agoby @Ron-HirangFlag

  8. Ron Hirang

    @zeus I believe you have it backwards, Cyclops is older than Havok. Check the comics.

    2 years agoby @Ron-HirangFlag

  9. Ron Hirang

    They need to follow the story and characters as it was in the comics, not the cartoon. I hope they don't ruin this storyline.

    2 years agoby @Ron-HirangFlag

  10. ROFLitschristian

    Cyclops is easily my second favorite X-Man. As for Storm... it's a meh unless they can seriously make it work.

    2 years agoby @ROFLitschristianFlag

  11. Justhim_sir

    I always thought that Storm should have been play by Angela Bassettt.

    2 years agoby @justhim-sirFlag

  12. skywise

    Also, Cyclopse is dead in that future. Sorry...it looks like the X Men CAN exist without him.

    2 years agoby @skywiseFlag

  13. skywise

    @Rod-Milton sorry but Nightcrawler showed up in the same issue as Wolverine, Storm, Colossus, Thunderbird, Banshee and Sunfire. They were led by Cyclopse before he left to form X Factor.

    2 years agoby @skywiseFlag

  14. Vannuzela

    Halle Berry as Storm and James Marsden as Cyclops !
    They both are excellent for back about their role in
    X-Men Days of Future Past 2014 Movie

    Halle Berry must be as Storm again in this case because she must lead X-Men in Xavier's School when Professor X is alive in a coma condition when Dr Moira MacTaggert saw him to reincarnate again in X-Men 3 Last Stand. Halle Berry as Storm will have to join practicing in Danger Room with other X-Men after Professor X pass his come through, Professor X should judge who mutant will get ready for real fighting to save mankind and other mutants out side there and Storm must protect Professor X from Apocalypse Now !
    Storm must try to fight beating Apocalypse ! Storm encounters others mutants such as Emma Frost, Havok, Scarlet Witch, Gambit, Bishop and Cable.

    James Marsden as Cyclops, we all didn't still know about his story in X-Men 3 Last Stand, was she dead or still alive ? most people said he's dead because when Famke Janssen who played as Dark Phoenix and she's Rising as Dark Phoenix when in Alkala Lake when Cyclops was broken heart ! Now in X-Men Days of Future Past, he will come from assist White Phoenix of the Crown (Famke Janssen ) power this tragedy to begin in midnight when there should be a big explosions which the first making White Phoenix is coming ! Cyclops will make a new team again : Cyclops Wolverine Storm Havok and Emma Frost. Cyclops will be falling in love with Emma Frost. even he will meet his a girl friend White Phoenix of the Crown.

    X-Men: Days Of Future Past' Looking For More X-Cast Members
    Here They are :

    1. Famke Janssen as White Phoenix of the Crown
    her power is more powerful than she was before in X-men 3 Last Stand as Dark Phoenix and Now she wears a white costume one ! she's getting evil !

    2. Charlize Theron as Emma Frost - older

    3. Angelina Jolie as Scarlet Witch

    4. Rebecca Romijn as Mystique

    5. Kelly Hu as lady Deathstrike

    6. Anna Paquin as Rogue

    7. Ian Somerhalder as Havok - older

    8. Terry Crew as Bishop

    9. Taylor Kitsch as Gambit

    10. Ryan Reynolds as Deadpool

    11. Alan C*mming as Nightcrawler

    others : Iceman, Kitty Pryde, Colossus, Banshee, Beast, Angel, Sabretooth, Juggernaut, Avalanche, Toad, Pyro..

    too many people have been waiting for very long time to see villain bosses are Apocalypse + Mister Sinister + Holocaust + Exodus. even we all know X-men Days of Future Past major villains are Bastion, Sentinel, and Nimrod.

    2 years agoby @VannuzelaFlag

  15. kingbrady

    seems like with the title of the film they are going to be doing 10 yrs after the last film and jumping into the future with Storm, Cyclops, 2 old geezers...Wolverine doesnt count as he doesnt age....just make it bloody interesting thats all and not cheesy

    2 years agoby @kingbradyFlag

  16. WongFu

    I have no issue with this tho I do agree that Cyclops is a xh*** but that's why he's so f*****

    In Singer I trust

    2 years agoby @instead8909Flag

  17. Josh

    I am totally cool if Singer retcons Cyclops back to life. We didn't technically see him die, and it was a cheap sucker's death anyway. I really hope they bring back Kitty though. Page was great in that role.

    2 years agoby @shuabertFlag

  18. Zak Lee Ferguson

    No Cyclops- nor Berry

    2 years agoby @Zak-Lee-FergusonFlag

  19. Zak Lee Ferguson

    Two characters i have no feelings for!

    2 years agoby @Zak-Lee-FergusonFlag

  20. zeus

    @RodMilton I hear you but you missed my point, im not saying they should use Cyclops, im just saying he was terribly represented in all first films. Havok is his older brother, so i can see why he was in the first class.

    2 years agoby @zeusFlag

  21. Frangel

    @bawnian-dexeus Yeah. Phoenix asplooooded him.

    2 years agoby @FrangelFlag

  22. Bawnian©-Dexeus

    Didin't whinyclops die? Ah well. And, too many characters? Since when? There's no such thing

    2 years agoby @bawnian-dexeusFlag

  23. ibeatcancer

    Bringing back the actor and actress for this movie would be like telling someone it's ok to eat a fake wax apple.

    2 years agoby @ibeatcancerFlag

  24. The Cryptkeeper: Resurrected

    Well, I hope they do return.

    2 years agoby @cryptFlag

  25. Rod Milton

    For those saying don't bring back Cyclops and that's he's not that important don't really know much about the X-Men. Cyclops is one of the original X-Men along with Beast, Angel, Ice-Man, and Jean. Wait, and I think Nightcrawler as well. Wolverine and Storm came later, but they've been with the group a long time as a well. X-Men isn't the X-Men without Storm, Cyclops, Wolverine, and Jean. And for people saying too many characters. This movie is essentially dealing with multiple time frames and universes so I can see why they would implement quite a few characters.

    2 years agoby @Rod-MiltonFlag

  26. Rod Milton

    @zeus If this is based off the original X-Men you have to bring Cyclops back. In fact I don't even understand why Havok was in the first film and not Cyclops.

    2 years agoby @Rod-MiltonFlag

  27. Rod Milton

    HELL NO! WHY HALLE BERRY?? She SUCKS as Storm. Last I checked Storm was a dark skinned woman and is African. So I assume Storm would have an African accent. The best actress to play storm would be someone new. A breakout actress that could play storm in all the future upcoming movies...similar to Daniel Radcliffe as he's known for Harry Potter. I would love for Storm to be in the new X-Men movie...in fact I demand it being she's one of the originals. But DO NOT have Halle Berry playing the role. Keep the descriptions as accurate as possible. Model Iman would be perfect for the role if she could act.

    2 years agoby @Rod-MiltonFlag

  28. Liam Curry

    I'd like them to make a new X-Men movie and pretend X3 never happened. I love the "First Class" movie too but they weren't the first class of X-Men, they were just a random assortment of b-list mutants. And Beast.

    2 years agoby @Liam-CurryFlag

  29. skywise

    Storm would be great to have in the film but Cyclopse really is not as important.

    There are essentially two storylines occuring in DoFP the future story and the past where the X Men try and prevent that future. If the movie is edited well this could easily be accomplished without having it feel to over populated or convoluted.

    2 years agoby @skywiseFlag

  30. zeus

    I really don't see the point of bringIng cyclops back, he was a p*ssy in the first the first three and in this one he may just be a bigger p*ssy!!

    2 years agoby @zeusFlag

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