|Ian McKellen as Magneto in "X2"|
Dearest X-Men fanatics, we have X-cellent news for all of you--director Bryan Singer announced earlier today that Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart are set to reprise their roles as Magneto and Professor X in "X-Men: Days of Future Past," hitting theaters everywhere July 18, 2014!
Singer also announced that McKellen and Stewart will join returning cast members James McAvoy (Professor X), Michael Fassbender (Magneto), Jennifer Lawrence (Mystique) and Nicholas Hoult (Beast), all of whom appeared in last year's "X-Men: First Class."
McKellen and Stewart previously portrayed Magneto and Professor X in "X-Men," "X2" and "X-Men: The Last Stand," while Stewart also reprised the role for a cameo in "X-Men Origins: Wovlerine."
As usual, keep your eyes peeled to Marvel.com for the latest news and updates on X-Men!