FX Announces X-MEN Takeover Thursday, 5/22
In anticipation of the upcoming release of X-Men: Days Of Future Past, FX will air "X-Men Takeover Thursday," a celebration of X-Men films on Thursday, May 22 from 4:30pm through 1:00am, only on FX. Fans will have an opportunity to "sharpen" their knowledge of mutant history re-watching these X-Men favorites.
X-Men: Origins: Wolverine 4:30pm
X-Men: The Last Stand 7:15pm
X-Men: First Class 10:00pm
Exclusive interviews featuring the following cast members of X-Men: Days Of Future Past will be interspersed throughout the marathon. The actors discuss the challenges facing the mutants of the future, how each actor prepared to play their character, and ultimately what they took away from the experience of making X-Men Days of Future Past that will stay with them forever. Talent participating:
· Hugh Jackman (Logan / Wolverine)
· Ellen Page (Kitty Pryde / Shadowcat)
· Patrick Stewart (Professor Charles Xavier)
· James McAvoy (Charles Xavier)
· Michael Fassbender (Erik Lehnsherr / Magneto)
· Peter Dinklage (Bolivar Trask)
Viewers will also be treated to an exclusive look at the new Twentieth Century FOX Film Corporation feature "X-Men: Days Of Future Past" opening in theaters nationwide on Friday, May 23.
FX is the flagship general entertainment basic cable channel of FX Networks, a business unit of FOX Networks Group. FX Networks is comprised of FX, FXM and FXX, its newest channel, which debuted on September 2, 2013. Launched in June of 1994, FX is carried in more than 96 million homes. The diverse schedule features a growing roster of critically-acclaimed and award-winning hit dramas series, including Sons of Anarchy, Justified, The Americans and The Bridge; the upcoming dramas Tyrant (June 2014) and The Strain (July 2014); the miniseries American Horror Story and Fargo; the acclaimed hit comedy series Louie and Archer; the new animated comedy Chozen; and scripted comedies Married and You're The Worst, both launching in summer of 2014. The network's library of acquired box-office hit movies is unmatched by any ad-supported television network. FX's roster of acquired hit series includes Two and a Half Men, Anger Management and, coming in 2014, Mike & Molly.