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
An audio recording in English made by Japanese hostage Kenji Goto, seems to extend the deadline for Jordan's release of an al-Qaida-linked prisoner. Jordan had agreed to the prisoner swap with the Islamic State to free a Jordanian pilot being help by the militant group.
The Islamic State group released a message late Wednesday purportedly by Japanese hostage Kenji Goto, extending the deadline for Jordan's release of an Iraqi would-be hotel bomber linked to al-Qaida.