‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ Director Bryan Singer Teases Professor Xs, Young and Old — PIC

Patrick Stewart as Professor X in X-Men

Celebrities have been embracing the wonders of Instagram and Twitpics for years now, flooding Twitter with behind-the-scenes snapshots and the occasional “selfie” to give fans reasons to come back for more. No longer will Kim Kardashian’s brunch be a mystery, thanks to the technology of social media.

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So it’s not surprising that other major players of the entertainment industry would turn to Twitter to rev up the momentum on their own projects. When production began on The Amazing Spider-Man 2 last week, director Marc Webb went photo crazy, sending mysterious shots from the set straight to the web and eager fans’ imaginations into a tizzy. Now X-Men and Jack the Giant Slayer director Bryan Singer is jumping on board the Twitpic revelation train, tweeting out his own teaser photos for the upcoming comic book sequel, X-Men: Days of Future Past.

In the pic, Singer teases the giant conceit of the film: the two X-Men universes established on the big screen — Patrick Stewart, Hugh Jackman, and Ian McKellan on one side, First Class youngsters James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, and Jennifer Lawrence on the other — will collide in Days of Future Past. Singer’s reveal for the action movie event was as small scale as they come: two empty wheelchairs, one from the past Professor X and one from the future.

Bryan Singer X-Men Days of Future Past Twitter

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Will the mere shock of seeing his future self become the causation of Charles Xavier’s baldness? We’ll find out when X-Men: Days of Future Pastarrives July 18, 2014.

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[Photo Credit: Bryan Singer]

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