"I would officially like to welcome @RealHughJackman to the cast of #Xmen Days of Future Past," tweeted Singer, who has also produced and directed previous "X-Men" films. "Very excited! More to come…"
Jackman received a Special Tony Award in 2012 and took home the Tony in 2004 for his performance in The Boy From Oz. He has also been seen on Broadway in A Steady Rain and his solo show Back on Broadway.