'X-Men: Days of Future Past's' Quicksilver will return for ‘Apocalypse’
So says writer/producer Simon Kinberg, who may possess super-speed himself, judging from all of the interviews he’s done leading up to the Friday release of the new X-Men film.
The latest is with Total Film, which asks about the controversy surrounding the casting of Peters as Quicksilver in "Days of Future Past" only a month after writer/director Joss Whedon signaled that he’d be using the character and his sister the Scarlet Witch in "The Avengers: Age of Ultron" (the duo is among a “handful” of characters whose rights overlap).
“It wasn’t something we anticipated, because we didn’t know they were using him in the Avengers movie,” Kinberg says. “We only found that out … it got publicized, I think, weeks after we’d made the decision, after we’d done it.”
As we know by now, a nod to the Scarlet Witch was cut from "Days of Future Past." Whether she might be introduced in "X-Men: Apocalypse" remains to be seen, as Kinberg doesn’t directly address that part of the question.
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