Exclusive: Omar Sy Talks X-Men: Days Of Future Past

Written by MCJStaff   // May 21, 2014   // 0 Comments

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Coming out this week is the long awaited ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past,’ which is directed by Bryan Singer, and starring James McAvoy (Professor X), Michael Fassbender (Magneto), Hugh Jackman (Wolverine), Sir Patrick Stewart (Professor X), Sir Ian McKellen (Magneto), Jennifer Lawrence (Mystique), Halle Berry (Storm), Nicholas Hoult (Beast), Anna Paquin (Rogue), Shawn Ashmore (Iceman), Ellen Page (Kitty Pryde), Daniel Cudmore (Colossus), Omar Sy (Bishop), Boo Boo Stewart (Warpath), Evan Jonigkeit (Toad), Evan Peters (Quicksilver), Adan Canto (Sunspot), Fan Bingbing (Blink), Josh Helman (William Stryker) and Peter Dinklage (Bolivar Trask).

The film is based on the comic book storyline “Days of Future Past,” which ran in Uncanny X-Men #141 and 142 back in 1981 during Chris Claremont and John Byrne’s run and introduced the idea of an alternate future for Marvel’s mutants that grew out of the Brotherhood of Evil Mutants killing an important senator, leading to a future where all mutants are hunted by Sentinels.

For Sy, who plays Bishop, the film is his biggest profile he won critical acclaim and became the 1st Black Actor To Win César Award For Best Actor (French Equivalent Of Oscars) for his 2012 film, ‘The Intouchables.’ Besides this X-Men film, Sy has ‘Good People’ opposite James Franco coming out and has a featured role in another big franchise film, ‘Jurassic World.’

Blackfilm.com recently spoke exclusively with Sy about his role as Bishop in X-Men: Days of Future Past, life after The Intouchables and his upcoming projects.

Click here for full interview.


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