By Ben Sin
May 22, 2014

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X-Men: Days of Future Past opens tonight at midnight, and although the movie is getting all sorts of tie-in promotions in the US, this promotion by the Hanshin Tigers managed to take the tie-ins up a level while deftly avoiding copyright infringement claims. To advertise their upcoming game, the minor league Japanese team recreated the movie's poster.

X-Men set to open in Japan on May 30, while the baseball game is set to take place on May 31 and June 1. Uncanny timing.

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I'm going to say what we're all thinking: Jennifer Lawrence is a way hotter Mystique, but how is she at outfielding?

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