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Days of Future Past will be ‘epic’: Singer

January 31st, 2013 by Marc Comments

Bryan Singer has been speaking to Empire about the lengths in which he went in order to make sure X-Men: Days of Future Past makes sense.

The director revealed that he went to James Cameron for guidance in hammering out details on different timelines referenced in the original comics.

“I had a two-hour conversation with James Cameron about time travel, string theory, multiverses and all that,” Singer said.

“You have to create your rules and stick with them. That’s what makes Terminator and Back to the Future work so well. And there are certain mechanisms in X-Men, certain powers, perceptions and characters, that make this possible.

“More than any of the movies I’ve made, it comes to me much more quickly than on other films. With Superman Returns I struggled a lot. I guess it’s either my history with the X-Men universe or I have some kind of knack for this particular story.”

As for the film itself, the director seems very excited by it: “It’s epic. We get to bring both casts together. We’ve cracked it in a way that makes sense. ”

X-Men: Days of Future Past is set for release in July 2014.

Marc is a self-confessed nerd. Ever since seeing Star Wars for the first time around 1979 he’s been an unapologetic fan of the Wars and still believes, with Clone Wars and now Underworld, we are yet to see the best Star Wars. He’s a dad of two who now doesn’t have the time (or money) to collect the amount of toys, comics, movies and books he once did, much to the relief of his long-suffering wife. In the real world he’s a graphic designer. He started Following the Nerd because he was tired of searching a million sites every day for all the best news that he loves and decided to create one place where you can go to get the whole lot. Secretly he longs to be sitting in the cockpit of his YT-1300 Corellian Transport ship with his co-pilot Chewie, roaming the universe, waiting for his next big adventure, but feels just at home watching cartoons with his kids….