'X-Men: Days of Future Past' Promo Reveals Magneto's Trial for Allegedly Killing JFK


'X-Men: Days of Future Past' Promo Reveals Magneto's Trial for Allegedly Killing JFK


The 'Bent Bullet' theory gets Magneto entangled in a conspiracy behind the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.

A new promo for Bryan Singer's "X-Men: Days of Future Past" arrives, introducing "The Bent Bullet" theory about President John F. Kennedy assassination. While Lee Harvey Oswald was arrested for the murder in real life, Magneto or Erik Lehnsherr is outed in the movie's viral marketing as the alleged mastermind behind the JFK killing.

"There was no second gunman on the grassy knoll that day, as some conspiracy theorists believe," reads a fake news story written by Harper Simmons, a journalist in Marvel Comic Universe. "There was only Lehnsherr, trying to bend the bullet [of Oswald]."

In the trial, Magneto himself said Oswald was not the one responsible for the murder but the mutant also denied his involvement in the crime. "I did not shoot your President," he told the jury. "But I know who did, and you'll never find her. She has a way of hiding in plain sight."

His statement somewhat stayed true to the original "Days of Future Past" comic book storyline which mentioned Mystique as the assassin although she failed to deliver her mission in the story.

Since he refused to say more, Magneto was demanded to show his metal-controlling powers. "If you seriously want people to believe you can alter the course of bullet to save the president," prosecutor Brian M. Wein said, "put your money where your mouth is. Prove it."

But that didn't stop the government from finding Magneto guilty of first degree murder and conspiracy charges. He was sentenced to two consecutive life sentences in federal correctional facility with no possibility of parole.

This could be the place where he will be found when the "X-Men" franchise returns in theaters on May 23, 2014. Michael Fassbender and Ian McKellen portray Magneto's young and old versions respectively. He will team up with his old frenemy Professor X to change the past in order to save the future.



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