Ian McKellen And Patrick Stewart In X-Men Return
Veteran stars to return as Magneto and Professor Charles Xavier...
Sir Ian McKellen and Sir Patrick Stewart have both signed on for the next instalment in the X-Men movie franchise.
Director Bryan Singer announced the news that the veteran actors would be returning to X-Men: Days Of Future Past via social networking site Twitter.
He wrote: "Thrilled to announce @ianmckellen118 & @SirPatStew are joining the cast of #XMEN #DaysOfFuturePast #magneto #professorX More to come..."
Sir Ian plays supervillain Magneto, while Sir Patrick plays Professor Charles Xavier in the Marvel Studios film series.
Their roles were taken on by Michael Fassbender and James McEvoy respectively in the recent X-Men: First Class - and those actors will also appear in the new movie.