James McAvoy's best comic book movie: 'Wanted' or 'X-Men: Days of Future Past'? | The Tylt
James McAvoy is celebrating his 38th birthday! The acclaimed actor has done it all—romantic comedies, independent dramas and blockbusters. But arguably, his most popular roles are comic-book characters—the badass assassin Wesley in "Wanted," and young Charles Xavier/Professor X in "X-Men: Days of Future Past," his top-grossing "X-Men" movie. He kicked some serious ass as Wesley, but he also brought pain, compassion and depth to the X-Men's mentor. Which is his most iconic role? 🎥
James McAvoy's best comic book movie: 'Wanted' or 'X-Men: Days of Future Past'?
The synopsis of "Wanted," per IMDB:
A frustrated office worker learns that he is the son of a professional assassin, and that he shares his father's superhuman killing abilities.
Watch this clip below of McAvoy as Wesley going full-blown killing machine.
The synopsis of "X-Men: Days of Future Past," per IMDB:
The X-Men send Wolverine to the past in a desperate effort to change history and prevent an event that results in doom for both humans and mutants.
Wolverine is sent back in time to stop the dystopian future from happening, where he meets a young Professor X (played by McAvoy) who's lost his way. Wolverine must convince the professor to believe in humanity again so that they can save the future.
Watch this incredible scene where past and present Professor X meet telepathically through Wolverine's mind.