WHO’S IN IT?

Hugh Jackman (Les Miserables), James McAvoy (Filth), Patrick Stewart (Star Trek: The Next Generation), Michael Fassbender (12 Years A Slave), Ian McKellen (Lord of the Rings), Jennifer Lawrence (The Hunger Games), Halle Berry (Monster’s Ball), Anna Paquin (True Blood), Ellen Page (Juno), Peter Dinklage (Game of Thrones), Nicholas Hoult (About A Boy), Shawn Ashmore (The Following), Omar Sy (The Intouchables), Daniel Cudmore (Alone In The Dark), Booboo Stewart (Twilight), Fan Bingbing (Buddha Mountain), Adan Canto (The Following), Evan Peters (American Horror Story), Josh Helman (Jack Reacher), Lucas Till (Stoker), Evan Jonigkeit (Girls)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Bryan Singer (Superman Returns), director, producer; Simon Kinberg (Sherlock Holmes), writer, producer; Hutch Parker (The Wolverine) and Lauren Shuler Donner (The Secret Life of Bees), producers; John Ottman (Valkyrie), composer, editor; Newton Thomas Sigel (Drive), cinematographer

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

In a bleak, apocalyptic future, mutants face extinction and are hunted down by the giant Sentinels. Putting their differences aside, Charles Xavier/Professor X (Stewart) and Eric Lehnsherr/Magneto (McKellen) recruit Logan/Wolverine (Jackman) and send him back in time to try and prevent the future. Once there, Wolverine comes into contact with the young Xavier (McAvoy) and Lehnsherr (Fassbender), and he must try and convince them as well as other mutants such as Mystique (Lawrence) to join forces with their older selves and save mutantkind…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

Set to be one of the most ambitious comic-book movies this side of The Avengers, X-Men: Days of Future Past unites the casts of the original trilogy and X-Men: First Class to deliver nothing short of epic superhero action.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

THURSDAY 22ND MAY 2014