Friday, July 16, 2010

Kevin Bacon Cast as Villian in X-Men First Class Movie

X-Men: First Class, which is being directed by Matthew Vaughn (Stardust, Kick-Ass), has been on a casting tear since we discovered that Vaughn would be taking over.

Kevin Bacon has been confirmed in the role of an unknown villain for the movie.  That's right, the Kevin Bacon game has invaded the world of superheroes.
Mystique has also been cast.  Mystique will now be played by Jennifer Lawrence, who has previously starred in The Burning Plain, Devil You Know, The Bill Engvall Show, and Winter’s Bone. Mystique was of course played by Rebecca Romijn in the first three X-Men movies.

X-Men: First Class also stars who will now officially be only one degree away from Kevin Bacon:  James McAvoy as Professor X, Michael Fassbender as Magneto, Nicholas Hoult as Beast, Alice Eve as Emma Frost, Caleb Landry Jones as Banshee, and Lucas Till as Havoc.

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