29 January, 2014

"X-Men: Days Of Future Past" Sentinel Mark X explained!

This years X-Men film is set to be the mega blockbuster in their franchise, to say this project is ambitious is beyond an understatement. The film is set to bring together two different generations of mutants as old and new come crashing together. If the film is as successful as Fox are projecting then they are set to create their own Marvel-esque cinematic universe with their other Marvel property Fantastic Four.

Yesterday during Empire Magazines 25 covers unveiled, we were shown our first look of the Sentinels and they look pretty sweet. Well, the Mark X version did cause a bit of controversy among fans, none of us for the life of us could work it out too much speculation. So production designer John Mayhre has an explanation for the Mark X. Head over to ScreenRant to check out the 25 covers, plus a few surprising bonus'.

"They’re biomechanical weapons. We had to come up with what would be the ultimate version that could actually, in principle, stop the X-Men. We started with this idea that they were almost made up of magnetic plates slapped over one another, imagining that the plates could contract or grow, so the Sentinel can be skinny to get through a small space or the plates can open up to become a bigger shape. So they have become virtually unstoppable."

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