Actress Jennifer Lawerence is the latest person to join the cast of Matthew Vaughn’s X-MEN:FIRST CLASS according to Heatvision. The youngster is currently getting rave reviews for Winter’s Bone (out later in the year in UK) also winning sundance festival top prize and now she is now becoming Mystique the flame headed blue skinned shapeshifter.
Mystique was played by Rebecca Romijn in the X-Men Trilogy and her evil powers help her mimic people but not their superpowers and later found to be the mother of Nightcrawler. This will be a major jump in expsoure for the 19 year old who is used smaller independent movies along with television studio, this will be her first studio feature movie though you will see her starring soon in Jodie Foster directed movie The Beaver with mr popular aka Mel Gibson.
Lawreance will join James MacAvoy (Xavier), Michael Fassbender (Magneto), Caleb Landry Jones (Banshee), Nicholas Hoult (Beast), Alice Eve (Emma Frost) and possibly Aaron Johnson who is rumoured to be playing Cyclops.
There is also other reports saying Kevin Bacon has also signed on the line to star in the movie according to Variety who say the actor has finished recent talks and signed up to play an unamed villan which Fox/Marvel entertainment are refusing to comment on.