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Published On: Sun, May 18th, 2014

Michael Fassbender talks ‘Days of Future Past’ Magneto, the helmet, Professor X

Michael Fassbender is back with the all-star cast from X-Men: First Class and joined by the cast from the first X-Men trilogy. The Prometheus star discussed his role as Magneto in this new film: X-Men: Days of Future Past.

x-men-days-of-future-past- two magnetos-poster ian mckellen michael fassbenderTalking to BANG Showbiz at the film’s premiere in London’s Leicester Square Fassbender said: ”In this film he is Magneto. He is much more singular in his beliefs and methods. He’s much more Machiavellian.”

Professor X and Magneto are the best of friends and worst of enemies and now, decades of mutant annihilation forces the pair to partner against a common foe.

”I just love the character. There is so much history in the character before I have arrived in his shoes. There’s so much to play with, he’s very complex. I love the relationship he has with Professor X.”

Fans may notice some changes in the costume as well.

“I can see more out of this [helmet]. I just love the character,” he told Cover Media. “There’s so much history in the character and so much has happened before I arrived in his shoes so there’s so much to play with. He’s very complex, I love the relationship he has with Professor X.”

TV3.ie has more on the premiere and comments by Fassbender HERE

The film also stars Hugh Jackman, Jennifer Lawrence, Nicholas Hoult, Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellen, Ellen Page, Shawn Ashmore, Halle Berry, Evan Peters, Lucas Till, Omar Sy, Adan Canto, Daniel Cudmore, and Bingbing Fan.

X-Men: Days of Future Past opens in 2D and 3D on May 23, 2014.

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