X-Men: Days Of Future Past Trailer - 8 Awesome Things It Reveals

Days Of Future Past What's cooler than a movie about a group of mutants with superpowers fighting to save humanity? A movie about a group of mutants fighting to save humanity by travelling back in time, of course, which is exactly what Bryan Singer's upcoming X-Men: Days of Future Past is all about. Get over the somewhat head-hurty title (they had the same issue with "Back to the Future" in 1985) and it's becoming more and more apparent that we're about to be treated to a filmic experience like no other. That's to say, Days of Future Past will unite the cast of the original X-Men trilogy and the prequel, First Class, which is both insanely ambitious and awesome. And guess what? The first trailer for this thing has just landed, granting comic book fans their first real look at what kind of movie they can expect come May 23rd, 2014. Given the sombre soundtrack cues, it looks as though Days of Future Past is shaping up to be a rather broody and somewhat serious foray into the world of X-Men, though it's impossible to know how the tone will be come release day, given that this is only a trailer. What we can do, however, is analysis the 2 and half minutes we've just been gifted until we're blue in the face. What new information have we gained? Here are 8 awesome things that we've learned are going to happen via the latest trailer...

Sam Hill is an ardent cinephile and has been writing about film professionally since 2008. He harbours a particular fondness for western and sci-fi movies.