McAvoy has the ‘X’ factor!

By on 28 May, 2010

Wanted‘ actor James McAvoy has been cast to play Charles Xavier (Professor X to you and me) in the new X-Men movie, titled ‘X-Men: First Class‘ – Variety reports.

The new movie will show the young Xavier discovering his powers along with Erik Lensherr (a.k.a Magneto). Both were close friends, and worked together with other Mutants to stop a threat to the world, but the cracks soon begin to appear in their alliance and a war errupts between Magneto and Professor X. 

Production kicks off this summer and has been given an early June 2011 release. Matthew Vaughn will direct, and producing will be Bryan Singer (who directed the first and second X-Men movies), Shuler Donner and Simon Kinberg.

A very interesting casting casting choice, but only time will tell as to how this project will turn out – especially since ‘X-Men: The Last Stand‘ didn’t fair too well with the critics.

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