It must be strange for - as the legendary mutant leader, Magneto - to suddenly be cast in the same movie as , playing the same role. Nevertheless, McKellan confessed a while back that he actually thought Fassbender's Magneto was better than his own, saying that he was really "first class". And these new images from X-Men: Days Of Future Past which have just surfaced via Instagram certainly help to explain the compliments.
Here's Fassy as a younger Magneto, looking dapper and using his magnetic powers to summon his helmet, bringing it crashing through a glass window:
Awesome. Will Fassbender totally steal the show in Days of Future Past? Let me know what you think in the comment section below!
X-Men: Days of Future Past arrives in theaters May 23, 2014.