Jennifer Lawrence, the star of the Sundance-winning indie drama “Winter’s Bone”, has been cast as a young Mystique in Fox’s “X-Men: First Class” says Heat Vision.
Kevin Bacon is also confirmed to be playing the villain, but details of the role are being kept secret. The report includes Aaron Johnson’s name which has been both confirmed and denied in recent weeks.
Lawrence joins confirmed cast members James McAvoy (Professor X), Michael Fassbender (Magneto), Nicholas Hoult (Beast), Alice Eve (Emma Frost), Caleb Landry Jones (Banshee) and Lucas Till (Havok).
Filming kicks off late Summer in London.