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The second trailer for the rather huge-looking X-Men: Days of Future Past has just been posted online, and as you’d expect, it’s a very boomy affair indeed.
But among all the bangs and reverberations, you’ve got Sir Patrick Stewart and Sir Ian McKellen—or rather Charles Xavier and Magneto—joining forces to send Hugh Jackman’s character Logan back into the past, to meet their former selves and avert the genocide of the mutant race.
And as in X-Men: First Class, those former selves are played by James McAvoy and Michael Fassbender. And that’s just the banner headline stuff. There’s also Nicholas Hoult, Jennifer Lawrence, Halle Berry, Anna Paquin, Ellen Page and Peter Dinklage:
And here’s the first trailer, released back in October last year:
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Fraser has been writing and broadcasting about music and popular culture for over 15 years, first at the Top of the Pops website, and most recently for the NME, Guardian and MSN. He also wrote BBC Radio 1's Chart Blog and reviews albums for BBC Radio 2.
He is Anglophenia's current resident Brit, blogging about British slang and running around the Mall taking snaps of the crowd at the Royal Wedding, as well as reigniting a childhood passion for classic Doctor Who and cramming as much music in as he can manage.
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