Anna Paquin, Ellen Page & Shawn Ashmore Return For ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’
The Hollywood Reporter has shared that director Bryan Singer will be welcoming back Anna Paquin (True Blood), Ellen Page (Juno) and Shawn Ashmore (“The Following”). Together the performers will reprise their roles in Singer’s upcoming X-Men franchise installment Days of Future Past.
Anna Paquin is slated to return in the role of Rogue, Ellen Page is back on board as Kitty Pryde and Shawn Ashmore as Iceman. ‘Days of Future Past’ is inspired by the 1981 story told in the Marvel Comics series ‘Uncanny X-Men’. The story involves the First Class mutants of the 1960’s as well as the future version that entails the original trilogy characters who are faced with the challenge to sustain their livelihood by staying vigilante against those that hunt their kind.
Paquin, Page and Ashmore will join the already cast line-up of James McAvoy (Atonement), Michael Fassbender (Shame), Jennifer Lawrence (The Hunger Games) and Nicholas Hoult (About a Boy). The film will begin shooting this coming April and is slated to hit theaters on July 18, 2014.