‘Footloose’ star Kevin Bacon has reportedly joined the cast of the new ‘X-MEN ‘spin-off – as a villain.
According to EW.com, Bacon has joined James McAvoy and Michael Fassbender in ‘X-Men: First Class,’ reports the Daily Express.
Meanwhile, newcomer Jennifer Lawrence would reportedly portray the younger Mystique, who was played by Rebecca Romijn in the ‘X-Men’ trilogy, and Caleb Landry Jones and 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 accounts how the former friends became mortal enemies Professor X and Magneto.