Interesting news from the casting department this week. The X-Men's duo of Sirs, Ian McKellan and Patrick Stewart have announced that they are signing on for the second instalment of Matthew Vaughn's X-Men prequel trilogy. Those with just a passing fancy in the X-World might be scratching their heads wondering how the original Prof. Xavier and Magneto can appear in the same movie as X-Men: First Class (2011) standouts James McAvoy and Michael Fassbender. But the film's new storyline explains all.
As reported here previously, part two in Vaughn's series will tell the infamous Days of Future Past story. A classic from the Uncanny X-Men comic heyday, the tale includes all manner of time travelling back and forth. A betting man would figure for dual storylines with the young Xavier and Magneto battling in the past to prevent a future in which the current Xavier and Magne
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