Omar Sy http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/37160/all en French actor Omar Sy joins 'X-Men' cast http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130303/french-actor-omar-sy-joins-x-men-cast <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>French actor Omar Sy, who won praise for his starring role in the film "The Intouchables," has been added to the star-studded cast of the next "X-Men movie," director Bryan Singer has said.</p> <p>"X-Men: Days of Future Past" -- a follow-up to the 2011 reboot "X-Men" First Class," already boasts best actress Oscar winner Jennifer Lawrence, Hugh Jackman, Michael Fassbender, Ian MacKellen and Patrick Stewart among the cast.</p> <p>"Thrilled to welcome the brilliant #OmarSy from the amazing film #TheIntouchables to the cast of #Xmen #DaysofFuturePast!" Singer said on Twitter.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130303/french-actor-omar-sy-joins-x-men-cast" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Films Human Interest Intouchables Omar Sy Omar Sy AFP Sun, 03 Mar 2013 16:31:01 +0000 5772201 at http://www.globalpost.com