More casting news! Oliver Platt
has signed on to play a mysterious character known as ‘The Man in Black’ in the upcoming Matthew Vaughn
‘s project X-Men: First Class
We still have no details about this character, except the rumor about the role that appears to have been created specifically for the movie.
Let us remind you that X-Men: First Class
is a prequel to the previous X-Men films and begins filming in London this fall.
It is set when characters Professor Charles Xavier and Erik Lenshaar/Magneto are in their late teens and early twenties.
Platt will join the cast that already includes: James McAvoy
as Professor Xavier, Michael Fassbender
as Magneto, Nicholas Hoult
as Beast, Jennifer Lawrence
as Mystique, Caleb Landry Jones
as Banshee, Lucas Till
as Havoc, Edi Gathegi
as Darwin, Jason Flemyng
as Azazel and Kevin Bacon
as the mysterious villain.
Make sure you stay tuned for more updates!