X-Men: First Class

Halle Berry Returns As Storm In ‘X-Men’ Sequel

Actress Halle Berry has officially signed up to reprise her role as superhero mutant Storm in the upcoming X-MEN movie.

Director Bryan Singer thrilled fans of the sci-fi franchise on Monday by using his Twitter blog to confirm rumors of the Oscar winner’s involvement in the sequel to 2011’s X-Men: First Class as the cast and crew prepare to begin shooting in Canada.

He tweeted, “Couldn’t be more excited that #HalleBerry has joined the cast of #XMen #DaysofFuturePast. Hopefully she can improve the weather in Montreal.”

Berry portrayed Ororo Munroe and her alter ego Storm in the original X-Mentrilogy, which was rebooted for 2011 prequel starring Jennifer Lawrence, Nicholas Hoult, James McAvoy and Michael Fassbender.

All four main actors are set to return for the forthcoming X-Men: Days of Future Past, while Berry’s original co-star Hugh Jackman is also aboard to return as Wolverine.

The new installment of the comic book adaptation is due to hit theaters in the summer of 2014.


X Men First Class In Theaters June 3

X-Men: First Class, starring James McAvoy, Kevin Bacon, Michael Fassbender, Bill Milner, Laurence Belcher, Rose Byrne and Jennifer Lawrence, opens in theaters Friday, June 3. The action film retells the beginning of the classic Marval comic X-Men. Before they turned in to Professor X and Magneto, Charles and Erik were close friends who teamed up with other mutants to save the world. During the fight to save the humanity, a war was sparked between Professor X and Magneto.
The film has a runtime of 2 hours 11 minutes and is rated PG 12 for intense sequences of action and violence, some sexual content including brief partial nudity and language.