Tag Archives: Professor X

“X-Men: First Class” adding Riptide to the villainous mix

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: I seriously hope tickets to Matthew Vaughn’s upcoming “X-Men: First Class” come with official scorecards. How else will we be able to keep up with the number of mutants expected to be on screen? So far, the mutant roster includes James McAvoy as Professor Charles Xavier; Michael Fassbender[...]

Bryan Singer reveals new details about ‘X-Men: First Class’

HollywoodNews.com: Details have been vague when it comes to Bryan Singer’s latest “X-Men” movie, “First Class”–a prequel/reboot hybrid featuring the backstories of several characters. In light of this, Singer sat down with AICN recently to clarify just what we can expect from everyone’s favorite mutants when they return to theaters[...]

‘Mad Men’s’ January Jones to star as Emma Frost in ‘X-Men’

HollywoodNews.com: “Mad Men” star January Jones has revealed that she doesn’t think that men in today’s world are that much different than they are in the “Mad Men” times, but now she’s about to take a leap into an entirely different time frame. She has just signed on to play Emma[...]

“X-Men: First Class” cast expands to include Byrne, Platt

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Who isn’t in Matthew Vaughn’s “X-Men: First Class”? Let’s run down the actors we already know will be in the “Kick-Ass” director’s “X-Men” prequel. James McAvoy is playing Prof. Charles Xavier. “Ingourious Basterds” star Michael Fassbender will play his rival, Magneto. Alice Eve has been cast as Emma[...]

Kevin Bacon tapped to play unnamed baddie in ‘X-Men: First Class’

HollywoodNews.com: Actor Kevin Bacon has become the latest recruit to the Hollywood superhero craze – as an “X-Men” villain. The cult actor has signed up to play an unnamed baddie in the upcoming prequel movie as Brit director Matthew Vaughn fills out his ensemble cast. He will be joined on[...]

Kevin Bacon to go baddie for ‘X-Men’

HollywoodNews.com: Matthew Vaughn’s X-Men: First Class is looking to cast Kevin Bacon as the chief villain in the Marvel comic book feature. Empire Online is tracking a story that the “Footloose” actor is in talks for the role. Bacon’s baddie would face off against James McAvoy’s Professor Charles Xavier,[...]

Alice Eve in negotiations to play Emma Frost in X-Men prequel

HollywoodNews.com: British actress Alice Eve is reportedly in talks for the coveted role of anti-heroine Emma Stone, known as the White Queen, in the highly-anticipated X-Men prequel “X-Men: First Class.” Eve recently starred in “She’s Out of My League.” Fan reactions to this potential casting have been mixed. What do[...]

James McAvoy will lead all good mutants in “X-Men: First Class”

Hollywoodnews.com: James McAvoy will lead all mutants as a young Dr. Charles Xavier in Fox’s “X-Men: First Class,” an origins tale based on the popular Marvel comic and film series. Patrick Stewart originated the role of Xavier in the “X-Men” films. In the comic book, Xavier is a handicapped,[...]

Bryan Singer will produce, but not direct, “X-Men” prequel

Bryan Singer’s reunion with his mighty mutant superheroes isn’t meant to be. While the director of the first two “X-Men” adaptations was set to return to the franchise for 20th Century Fox’s “X-Men: First Class,” circumstances have led to Singer departing the project’s director’s chair but staying on as a[...]