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X-Men stars step out in Melbourne

Jackman, Bingbing and Dinklage
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Game of Thrones star Peter Dinklage says he would have made the coffee on set just to be involved with the new X-Men movie.

Aussie favourite Hugh Jackman (Wolverine) and China’s Fan Bingbing (Blink) joined Dinklage on the red carpet at the Australian premiere of X-Men: Days of Future Past in Melbourne on Friday.

The X-Men films are based on the popular Marvel Comics.

Dinklage plays the evil Bolivar Trask, who is hell-bent on getting robotic Sentinels to wipe out the mutants.

The film merges characters from the original X-Men films and their younger X-Men counterparts in X-Men: First Class.

“I would’ve, you know, served coffee on the set of this movie to be around this excitement,” Dinklage told AAP.

“This is the first film that really I think gave the true comic book fans what they were waiting for – the darker elements of the comic book series.”

Wolverine travels back in time to the 1970s in the movie in an attempt to stop the Sentinels program from happening.

“My favourite trend of the 70s are the movies,” Jackman said.

“I’m more of an 80s music fan because that was my high school years but movies back then, I think all of them kind of had something to say.”

Jackman who had a cancerous growth removed from the side of his nose last week also made a spontaneous community service announcement.

“Make sure you get checkups (and) wear sunscreen unlike me when I was a kid,” he said.