During one of my countless re-watches of the X-Men: Days of Future Past trailer I caught myself wondering what the deal would be with Mystique. At the end of First Class she chose to leave with Magneto, leaving Charles crippled on the beach. And when we meet her again in the first trilogy of X-films she’s quite evidently working for the Brotherhood. Jennifer Lawrence, recently gave a hint at how she gets from point A to point B.
Speaking with IGN, JLaw gave this insight as to where we’ll see Mystique in DOFP,
We find Raven, she’s split off from Eric and Charles and she’s kind of her own agent. She has one mission of trying to assassinate somebody and it will be her first kill basically, and because we’ve seen her in the future and what she becomes and this is kind of a turning point for her.
Huh? So she’s off on her own? That scene from the trailer of Magneto forcibly pulling her towards him makes a lot more sense now. They’re not necessarily allies in DOFP, though perhaps they will be come film’s end?
X-Men: Days of Future Past opens May 23, 2014. Directed by Bryan Singer, the film stars Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellen, Hugh Jackman, Michael Fassbender, James McAvoy, Jennifer Lawrence, Halley Berry, Nicholas Hoult, Anna Paquin, Ellen Page, Shawn Ashmore, Peter Dinklage, Omar Sy, Daniel Cudmore, Fan Bingbing, Boo Boo Stewart, Adan Canto, Evan Peters, Josh Helman and Lucas Till.