X-Men: James McAvoy talks Charles Xavier

News Glen Chapman 13 Dec 2013 - 07:32
X-Men: First Class.

James McAvoy has been chatting about the many faces of Charles Xavier in X-Men: Days Of Future Past

James McAvoy had a successful integration into the X-Men franchise with X-Men: First Class, and from what we've seen, from the footage released so far, he'll have plenty to do in X-Men Days Of Future Past as well. It's also now been revealed that he'll return for X-Men: Apocalypse. So it certainly seems as though he's establishing himself fully as Charles Xavier. Well, as much as he can with the beloved Patrick Stewart also in the role.

McAvoy has recently been chatting about the character to Red Carpet News TV, revealing that "the personal pleasure for me in First Class was presenting a Charles Xavier to the fans – but also a new audience – who's very different from the Charles that you expected". He continued, adding "in the second movie, I get to present another version of Charles Xavier who's still very different from the Charles that used to exist, but he's also remarkably different from the Charles in First Class as well".

He teased that "the Charles in this film is unrecognisable from the Charles in the last film as well as unrecognisable from the Charles played by Patrick Stewart, who I then get to face up to. It's like we're playing a game with the audience saying, 'look at the many faces of Charles-Patrick-Stewart-Xavier-McAvoy. It's really good fun".

Sounds like it just might be. X-Men: Days Of Future Past is released on May 22nd 2014.

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