Bacon To Sizzle As X-men Baddie?
Footloose star Kevin Bacon has reportedly joined the cast of the new X-Men spin-off - as a villain.
Bacon has joined James MCAvoy and Michael Fassbender in X-Men: First Class, according to EW.com.
Meanwhile, newcomer Jennifer Lawrence will reportedly portray the younger Mystique, who was played by Rebecca Romijn in the X-Men trilogy, and Caleb Landry Jones and British actor Nicholas Hoult have previously been cast as Banshee and Beast, respectively.
MCAvoy and Fassbender will lead the cast as Charles Xavier and Erik Lensherr, respectively.
The film chronicles how the former friends became mortal enemies Professor X and Magneto.