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Characters Revealed for X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST

Fox just launched the official website for X-Men: Days of Future Past. Along with the new website came a pile of new character profiles. Our very first thought upon seeing these pictures were “Wow, look at all that color diversity…”

Story Synopsis:

The ultimate X-Men ensemble fights a war for the survival of the species across two time periods in X-Men: Days of Future Past. The beloved characters from the original X-Men film trilogy join forces with their younger selves from X-Men: First Class, in an epic battle that must change the past – to save our future.

X-Men: Days of Future Past comes to theaters, May 23, 2014.

 

Nicholas Hoult as Beast
Nicholas Hoult as Beast

Beast

Bio: A student of Charles Xavier and a brilliant scientist in his own right, his unparalleled intellect is surpassed only by his inhuman agility and superior strength.

Abilities: Genius, super human, sharp claws

 

Omar Sy as Bishop
Omar Sy as Bishop

Bishop

Bio: With the capability to absorb and re-channel energy, Bishop provides much-needed firepower for the mutants at a time when they need it the most.

Abilities: Energy absorption, super human, energy redirection

Bingbing Fan as Blink
Bingbing Fan as Blink.

Blink

Bio: Blink’s dimension warping powers – the ability to teleport people and objects – make her a vital member of the X-Men. But with mutant existence at stake, she won’t be able to keep them safe for much longer.

Abilities: Teleportation

Peter Dinklage as Bolivar Trask
Peter Dinklage as Bolivar Trask

Bolivar Trask

Bio: As the world’s foremost expert on the mutant threat and leader of Trask Industries, Bolivar Trask is responsible for developing the Sentinel program — a race of robot soldiers designed to hunt and kill mutants.

Abilities: Being a gigantic tool

Daniel Cudmore as Colossus
Daniel Cudmore as Colossus

Colossus

Bio: With his incredible strength, gargantuan size, and nearly indestructible metallic form, Colossus is an ideal defender of the mutant race.

Abilities: Organic steel body, super strength, durability

 

Shawn Ashmore as Iceman
Shawn Ashmore as Iceman

Iceman

Bio: With the ability to generate sub-freezing temperatures, Bobby Drake can create ice projectiles, ice shields, and even coat himself in a full body suit of ice armor.

Abilities: Thermokinesis, Cryokinesis, Hydrokinesis

 

Ellen Page as Kitty Pryde/Shadowcat
Ellen Page as Kitty Pryde/Shadowcat

Kitty Pryde/Shadowcat

Bio: Kitty has the ability to phase through solid objects. The youngest of the X-Men, she’ll play an important role in their fight for survival.

Abilities: Intangibility

Ian McKellen as Magneto (older)
Ian McKellen as Magneto (older)

Magneto (older)

Bio: One of the most powerful mutants on earth, the ‘master of magnetism’ was at odds with Professor X and the X-Men for decades. But with mutant annihilation on the horizon, old animosities may have to give way to new alliances.

Abilities: Genius Intellect, Magnetic Manipulation, Skilled Strategist

Michael Fassbender as Magneto (younger)
Michael Fassbender as Magneto (younger)

Magneto (younger)

Bio: One of the most powerful mutants on earth, the ‘master of magnetism’ was at odds with Professor X and the X-Men for decades. But with mutant annihilation on the horizon, old animosities may have to give way to new alliances.

Abilities: Genius Intellect, Magnetic Manipulation, Skilled Strategist

Jennifer Lawrence as Mystique
Jennifer Lawrence as Mystique

Mystique

Bio: Once a close friend of Professor X, Raven turned against the X-Men and took on the identity of Mystique. With the ability to assume the appearance of any person, she’s determined to protect the mutant race no matter what the cost. However, her actions may end up causing their extinction instead.

Abilities: Shapeshifting, Superhuman Agility, Healing

Evan Peters as Quicksilver
Evan Peters as Quicksilver

Quicksilver

Bio: With the ability to travel faster than the speed of sound, this supersonic mutant rightly earns the name Quicksilver.

Abilities: Speed

Halle Berry as Storm
Halle Berry as Storm

Storm

Bio: From freezing blizzards to savage hurricanes, Storm’s mutant power is control of the weather. One of the most battle-tested and powerful X-Men, she will lead them in the toughest challenge they have ever faced.

Abilities: Weather Manipulation, Flight, Energy Perception

Adan Canto as Sunspot
Adan Canto as Sunspot

Sunspot

Bio: A new mutant joining the resistance, Sunspot has the power to absorb solar energy and rechannel it for superhuman strength, flight, and infrared radiation.

Abilities: Solar Absorbtion, Super Human, Flight

Booboo Stewart as Warpath
Booboo Stewart as Warpath

Warpath

Bio: With his superhuman strength, heightened senses, speed, agility and stamina, Warpath is the ultimate mutant warrior.

Abilities: Speed, Super Human, Flight

Hugh Jackman as Wolverine
Hugh Jackman as Wolverine

Wolverine

Bio: With the mutant race on the verge of extinction, Wolverine’s healing factor makes him the only X-Man capable of withstanding the rigors of time travel. He’ll have to survive long enough to complete the most important mission of his life: to go back in time to prevent a chain of events that will bring about the end of mutant kind.

Abilities: Regenerative Healing, Superhuman Senses, Adamantium Claws

James McAvoy as Professor Xavier (Younger)
James McAvoy as Charles Xavier (Younger)

Charles Xavier

Bio: As the most powerful telepath on earth, Charles Xavier has watched the mutant race be slowly hunted down. But now the time has come to lead his X-Men in their greatest battle- both in the present and the past.

Abilities: Telepathy, Genius Intellect, Illusion Casting

Patrick Stewart as Professer Xavier (older)
Patrick Stewart as Professer Xavier (older)

Professor X

Bio: As the most powerful telepath on earth, Charles Xavier has watched the mutant race be slowly hunted down. But now the time has come to lead his X-Men in their greatest battle- both in the present and the past.

Abilities: Telepathy, Genius Intellect, Illusion Casting

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The Author

Christina Janke

Christina Janke

Host of "Intro to Geek" on Shauncastic.com. Her love of all things Mass Effect knows no bounds. She also carries an obsession with comic books, video games, and quirky television shows. Her heroes are Tina Fey, Mindy Kaling, and Gail Simone, and hopes to be just like them when she grows up.

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