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Michael Fassbender: Young Magneto in X-Men: First Class!

Michael Fassbender: Young Magneto in X-Men: First Class!

Michael Fassbender is rumored to play a young Magneto, aka Erik Lensherr, in X-Men: First Class.

The 33-year-old German-Irish actor, who starred in Inglorious Basterds, will be directed by Matthew Vaughn (Kick-Ass) starting this summer in London.

According to EW, “the film will depict the early years of the relationship between Charles Xavier (James McAvoy) and Lensherr, two young mutants who are first discovering their powers… They later become enemies, leading to an eternal war between Magneto’s Brotherhood and Professor X’s X-Men.”

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  • J

    Fassbender and McAvoy in a movie together would be so awesome!

  • VB

    Who did he play in Inglourious Basterds?


    he kinda takes my breath away. he’s an amazing actor and adorable at the same time. a star, a real star…..

  • j

    So hottt!!!

  • j

    he played that british general guy in the bar scene

  • Brightside

    A masculine guy…..I so love the masculine guys. JJ should feature more masculine guys instead of mop haired teeny tots and gimpy looking metros. We girls want hot looking men like Michael to ogle…with muscles and scruff and sweat. He’s gorgeous.


    He was beyond awesome in HUNGER!

  • LAWL

    Yesss–Michael is fantastic, in his indie films, television series, and big screen appearances. I’m happy he’s gotten a lead; he deserves it.

  • Francia

    @Brightside: i second that! Can’t wait for the movie …

  • Jackie

    and AMBER HEARD will play Mystique!!!!!

  • answerscool

    If only it was really going to be that fight. LoL. But this is good news as this has a potenital to have better cast in it than the original. I just hope some fool doesn’t try and add a Young Wolverine to the cast. It sounds more like they’re going with a group closer to the comics, but that Magneto’s first Brotherhood may be different.

  • sallyo

    wait – thats not conan o’brien?!

  • Diana

    Old news. He still hasn’t officially accepted the offer.


    he was in inglorious bastards. he is an ok actor. he is ok in the looks department. i wouldn’t pay $15 to see him in another movie though lol. anyways, doesn’t he have a drinking problem? he assaulted his girlfriend.

  • Dowdy Alien

    Can’t wait to see the movie!!

  • lilith

    He was also great in Fishtank. He is always awesome.

  • Ecate

    This Man is PURE Talent. He is sexy and smart too, he is the one to watch for ( he has been for the last 3 years or so). I hate to say the next Daniel Day-Lewis but I am saying it!! He will rocks our socks off!!!!

  • Rachel

    He is so freaking yummy, I hope he makes a movie where he takes off his clothes!

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