Bryan Singer en Peter Dinklage over Bolivar Trask

Bryan Singer en Peter Dinklage over Bolivar Trask

In een nieuw interview over X-Men: Days of Future Past spraken regisseur Bryan Singer en Peter Dinklage over het personage Bolivar Trask (uitvinder van de Sentinels). Het personage is volgens hen te vergelijken met de dictator Adolf Hitler. Dinklage zegt:

“I wouldn’t go so far as Hitler. I sympathise with the man, having played him, and I don’t know how one does that with Hitler…Trask does actually believe that what he’s doing is going to save the world.”

Bryan Singer gelooft ook dat de twee overeenkomen en deelden zijn gedachtes:

“Trask is, ultimately, a peace lover. He feels that humanity will go on fighting each other unless they find some common element to unite against. Perhaps as Hitler used the Jews as a scapegoat to bond the darker parts of Europe, he’s doing the same thing with mutants.”

Singer sprak vervolgens over de grote van Peter Dinklage en hoe dit bijdraagt aan de casting:

“I’m a huge fan of his. But there’s also something interesting about his size. I’m sure he went very underestimated throughout life. Trask comments on that – I don’t know if it’ll be in the final picture – but he says, ‘I was underestimated, so do not underestimate these creatures.”

Peter Dinklage sprak hier ook over:

I am this guy who’s four and a half feet tall, but my life doesn’t constantly address it. With me playing that role, I had to think about that stuff. I’m not going to play my violin, but with my dwarfism, I’m a bit of a mutant. I can’t move metal or anything, but I thought of it as self-loathing. Deep down, Trask can be quite sensitive about that aspect of himself. And sorry to go back to Hitler, but he wasn’t a six foot, perfect blond Aryan. He was a short, funny looking fellow. And talk about a moustache!”

X-men: Days of Future Past staat op het programma voor 22 mei 2014. Het script werd geschreven door Simon Kinberg en is geïnspireerd op de verhaallijn van Chris Claremont en John Byrne uit nummers 141 en 142 uit ‘Uncanny X-Men’ uit 1981.

De film heeft in de hoofdrollen Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellen, Hugh Jackman, Michael Fassbender, James McAvoy, Jennifer Lawrence, Halley Berry, Nicholas Hoult, Ellen Page, Shawn Ashmore, Peter Dinklage, Omar Sy, Daniel Cudmore, Fan Bingbing, Boo Boo Stewart, Adan Canto, Evan Peters, Josh Helman, Lucas Till en Evan Jonigkeit.