Mad Men’s January Jones will be suiting up as the telepathic Emma Frost in 20th Century Fox’s X-Men Origins: First Class, according to Variety. The action film, which is being directed by Matthew Vaughn (Kick-Ass), 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. Also announced as part of the cast were Zoe Kravitz (It’s Kind of a Funny Story) as Angel, Jason Flemyng (Snatch) as Azazel, Bill Bilner (Son of Rambow) as an even younger Magneto, and Morgan Lily (2012) as a young Raven. X-Men Origins: First Class will be released June 3, 2011.
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