News

Peter Dinklage to Play the Villain in X-Men: Days of Future Past?

Source:   Variety
February 14, 2013


As we reported yesterday, "Game of Thrones" actor Peter Dinklage has been added to the cast of X-Men: Days of Future Past. The initial announcement by director Brian Singer gave us no details about which character he would be playing in the film. Many speculated that he would play the dwarf member Alpha Flight, Puck, but Variety is now reporting that the role Dinklage has landed is the film's main antagonist, which leaves the 'Puck' theories out in the cold.

X-Men: Days of Future Past features a script by Simon Kinberg and is said to be inspired Chris Claremont and John Byrne's comic book storyline that ran in "Uncanny X-Men" #141 and 142 back in 1981. "Days of Future Past" introduced the idea of an alternate future for Marvel's mutants that grew out of the Brotherhood of Evil Mutants killing an important senator, leading to a future where all mutants are hunted by Sentinels.

Dinklage joins Hugh Jackman, Ian McKellen, Patrick Stewart, James McAvoy, Jennifer Lawrence, Michael Fassbender, Nicholas Hoult, Anna Paquin, Ellen Page and Shawn Ashmore in the July 18, 2014.

Who do you think Dinklage is playing? Sound off in the comments below!

(Photo Credit: Joseph Marzullo/WENN.com)


| 33 comments | Add a comment

From Around the Web

comments powered by Disqus
Latest Headlines:

TNT Greenlights High-Octane Drama Agent X
Julian Maury and Alexandre Bustillo to Take on Leatherface
Who Will Play Henry in Pirates of the Caribbean 5?
X-Men Gambit Spinoff Starring Channing Tatum Moving Forward
134 Documentary Features Submitted for the 2014 Oscar Race
More Supergirl TV Series Characters Revealed
'Never Say Never' Says Christopher Nolan About Another Superhero Film
Exclusive: New Footage Awaits in The Pyramid Featurette
Peeta Gets a New TV Spot for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1
The Star Wars News Roundup - 10.31.14
Paramount Taps Alex Garland to Direct Annihilation
Meet Victor Zsasz in a New Promo for Gotham
Stephen Amell Thinks Grant Gustin Should Play The Flash on the Big Screen
Eric Bana and Ricky Gervais to Star in Special Correspondents
CS Video: Nicole Kidman on Her New Thriller, Before I Go to Sleep
James O'Barr Offers Huge Update on The Crow
Terminator Genisys Storyboards Reveal a Battle Scene
Gal Gadot Passes on Ben-Hur Due to DC Comics Comittments

Follow ComingSoon.net on Twitter
MOST ACTIVE
From our partners