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Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart Set Stage in New X-Men Trailer (watch)

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Hugh Jackman stars as Wolverine in the new X-Men: Days of Future Past movie.

Hugh Jackman stars as Wolverine in the new X-Men: Days of Future Past movie.

Hugh Jackman and Patrick Stewart get major screen time in a new trailer for sci-fi movie “X-Men: Days of Future Past.” The characters from the X-Men film trilogy join forces with their younger selves in a battle to change the past so they can save the future. Got it?

That’s one complicated plot. But in the 2:16 trailer, Stewart and Jackman provide some background about the events that bring everyone together.

The film is also notable because Jennifer Lawrence appears naked (well except for strategically placed covers) as the blue-skinned mutant Mystique.

She only shows up briefly in the trailer, about the same amount of time as the short teaser clip that was released two days ago.

Her character Mystique, aka Raven Darkhölme, has a criminal background but wins the X-Men’s respect and becomes one of them.

Ian McKellen, Halle Berry, Anna Paquin, Shawn Ashmore, Ellen Page and Daniel Cudmore are back from X-Men: The Last Stand.” James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Nicholas Hoult and Lucas Till appeared in “X-Men: First Class.”

The trailer focuses less on the action and more on the plot development as Stewart, playing an old version of Charles Xavier, aka Professor X. McAvoy handles the young professor. Wait! Wasn’t Professor X vaporized in “X-Men: The Last Stand?” Well, yes, and no.

Check out the clip below and follow TheImproper on Twitter for the latest developments in the X-Men series.

Footnote: Page appears briefly as Kitty Pryde and Lawrence flashes on the screen as Raven.

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