Take another look at set images of a fight sequence between mutants 'Hank McCoy' aka 'The Beast' (Nicholas Hoult) and 'Erik Lehnsherr' aka 'Magneto' (Michael Fassbender) on the set of the currently shooting big screen 3D comic book adaptation, "X-Men: Days of Future Past":
"Days Of Future Past" adapts Marvel Comics' "Uncanny X-Men" (1981) issues #141 and #142, written by Chris Claremont and illustrated by John Byrne.
The story alternates between present day, in which the 'X-Men' fight the 'Brotherhood of Evil Mutants' led by mutant shape-shifter 'Mystique', and a future timeline caused by the X-Men's failure to prevent the Brotherhood from assassinating 'Senator Robert Kelly' :
"...the story begins 30 years in the future. In the 'present' the year is 1980, and 'Kitty Pryde' has just joined the X-Men.
"While in the 'future' 'Kate Pryde' is a middle-aged women running for her life, trying to meet up with an elderly 'Wolverine' in a now-destroyed New York City.
"The future is bleak; an assassination of a presidential hopeful senator in 1980 led to a series of events that allowed the robotic 'Sentinels' into taking over North America.
"The Sentinels are ready to move overseas to spread their control world-wide, but the rest of the world is ready to launch nuclear weapons to prevent that from happening. The surviving 'X-Men', who are very few, are 'Storm, 'Colossus', 'Wolverine', newcomer 'Rachel' and Kate herself. They are assisted by 'Magnus- Magneto', confined to a wheelchair..."
"The Days of Future Past' storyline was also adapted for the "X-Men" Animated TV series, with another alternative future story, focusing on bounty hunter 'Bishop' and the idea of a traitor within the ranks of the team.
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