Rebecca Romijn as Mystique during a high-flying acrobatics stunt in X- Men: The Last Stand. Kerry Hayes
A scene from X- Men: The Last Stand, released in 2006. Newscom
Actors Michael Murphy, Ben Foster (playing Angel), and Shohreh Aghdashloo appear in X-Men: The Last Stand. 0TH CENTURY FOX/FRAMESTORE CFC/Album/Newscom
Helle Berry plays Storm in X-Men: The Last Stand. 20th Century Fox/Newscom
Hugh Jackman plays Wolverine in X-Men Origins: Wolverine, released in 2009. Universal/Newscom
Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Halle Berry and Kelsey Grammer in a scene from X-Men: The Last Stand. Newscom
It's not easy being blue: Rebecca Romijn-Stamos plays a shapeshifter in X2, released in 2003. 20th Century Fox
Patrick Stewart plays Xavier in X- Men: The Last Stand. 20th Century Fox
Cameron Bright and Ellen Page in a scene from X-Men: The Last Stand. Kerry Hayes/20th Century Fox/Newscom
Wolverine (Hugh Jackman), Cyclops (James Marsden), Xavier (Patrick Stewart), Storm (Helle Berry) and Jean Grey (Famke Janssen) shown in a scene from X-Men, released in 2000. Attila Dory/20th Century Fox/ZUMA Press/Newscom
Actors Shawn Ashmore and Ellen Page skate on a frozen pond Ashmore's character just created in X-Men: The Last Stand. Kerry Hayes/20th Century Fox/Newscom
Actor Kelsey Grammer in character for the movie X-Men: The Last Stand. 20th Century Fox/Newscom
Actors Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen appear in a scene from the original X-Men, 2000. Attila Dory/20th Century Fox/Newscom
The Islamic State is making a concerted push to take Kobani, a town on the Syrian border with Turkey. Kurdish fighters have been defending the town with support from a US-led coalition.
ByElena Becatoros, Associated Press
Fighters from the Islamic State group launched Saturday a new offensive on the northern Syrian town of Kobani after shelling the area from their positions nearby, activists and a Kurdish official said.