Professor Xactor Patrick Stewart tells USA Today thatfans can expect a bigger, better X-Men this summer.
"X-Menwas a very good adventure film," Stewart told the national daily. "ButI think the first film will look like it's nothing more than a launchpad oncethe new one comes out."
Fans know wellthat that the new movie ups that stakes with new characters on both the hero andvillain side. Alan Cumming is on board as Nightcrawler while Brian Cox is thenew heavy playing William Stryker. Stryker's muscle is Lady Deathstrike, playedby Kelly Hu.
"It's highadventure, but it's got a style to it that is absolutely captivating,"Stewart said.
Thanks to Steve-O for the lead.