Big Casting News! Mad Men’s January Jones is Emma Frost and celebuspawn Zoe Kravitz will play Angel in X-Men Origins: First Class, Entertainment Weekly squealed on Tuesday.
The action-flick will center on the friendship between two young mutants: Charles Xavier (James McAvoy) and Erik Lehnsherr (Michael Fassbender), who will later become Xavier’s nemesis, Magneto. The long-awaited feature will begin production in London later this month, with Kick-Ass director Matthew Vaughn at the helm. Other confirmed cast members for the superhero blockbuster include Oliver Platt, Nicholas Hoult, Rose Byrne, and Kevin Bacon.
X Men Origins: First Class opens in theaters June 3, 2011.