French actor Omar Sy, who won praise for his starring role in the film \"The Intouchables,\" has been added to the star-studded cast of the next \"X-Men movie,\" director Bryan Singer has said. \"X-Men: Days of Future Past\" -- a follow-up to the 2011 reboot \"X-Men\" First Class,\" already boasts best actress Oscar winner Jennifer Lawrence, Hugh Jackman, Michael Fassbender, Ian MacKellen and Patrick Stewart among the cast. \"Thrilled to welcome the brilliant #OmarSy from the amazing film #TheIntouchables to the cast of #Xmen #DaysofFuturePast!\" Singer said on Twitter. Sy\'s role has not yet been specified. The film is set for release in July 2014. The French actor won a Cesar, France\'s Oscar, in 2012 for his role in \"The Intouchables,\" a comedy about a quadriplegic aristocrat and his home-help from the melting-pot suburbs of Paris. He now lives in Los Angeles.