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Kevin Bacon Joins X-Men: First Class

Kevin Bacon Joins X-Men: First Class

Kevin Bacon will be playing an unknown villian in the upcoming superhero origins flick, X-Men: First Class.

The 52-year-old actor will be joining Winter’s Bone breakout actress Jennifer Lawrence as shape-shifting Mystique, according to THR.

In the Matthew Vaughn-directed pic, the twosome will join James McAvoy as Professor X, Michael Fassbender as Magneto, Nicholas Hoult as Beast, Lucas Till as Havoc, Caleb Landry Jones as Banshee, Aaron Johnson as Cyclops, and Alice Eve as Emma Frost.

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11 Comments

# 1

Will he be Sebastian Shaw or Boliver Trask?

# 2

This is shaping up to be a surprisingly strong ensemble. Jennifer Lawrence is very talented, as are Michael Fassbender, Aaron Johnson, James McAvoy, Kevin Bacon etc…

# 3
I n F a m o u s l y C o o l @ 07/15/2010 at 3:58 pm

good casting. that movie will need all the help it can get. and a great actor like kevin can carry a lot of weight.

# 4

What?!?! Wasn’t Amber Heard supposed to play Mystique? Without her I lost most of my interest in this movie..

# 7

Foot los foot los foot los. U remember me come dance

# 8

Aaron Johnson lost his appeal to me when he married and just had a baby with a 45 year old (he is 20!!).

Looks like a whole slew of lucky ducks get to be first degree with Kevin Bacon!!

# 9

Kevin Bacon is a class act! awesome! he’s timeless yet underrated. One of the greatest actors who is to be respected as he ages. He’s so versatile!

It's Havok, not Havoc. @ 07/15/2010 at 9:01 pm

This is shaping up to be quite a cast!

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