According to IGN, Actor Patrick Stewart has confirmed that both he and Actor Ian McKellen will not be featured in 20th Century Fox’s upcoming superhero movie, X-Men: Age of Apocalypse. The two were known for playing the comics’ most notable characters of the series, Stewart as Professor Charles Xavier and McKellen as Magneto. Stewart was recently interviewed by TV’s Larry King who asked if he would be returning for the upcoming film, to which Stewart answered:
“No. No sir, nor Ian McKellen, either.”
Stewart went on to talk about the movie’s timeline and it’s characters saying:
“I was learning quite a lot more about it last night, and it is going to be looking very much at the earlier lives of all our characters… And so I don’t think we’ll be making an appearance.”
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