X-Men: First Class
X-Men: First Class is an upcoming superhero film based on the comic book superhero team. It is the fifth film of the X-Men film series and a prequel to the first three movies. Matthew Vaughn is directing and Bryan Singer is producing, and the film is scheduled for release on June 3, 2011. It concerns the early years of Charles Xavier and Erik Lehnsherr, and their dealings with The Hellfire Club.
James McAvoy...Professor Charles Xavier
Michael Fassbender ... Erik Lehnsherr / Magneto
Rose Byrne...Dr. Moira MacTaggert
January Jones...Emma Frost
Kevin Bacon...Sebastian Shaw
Jennifer Lawrence...Raven Darkhölme / Mystique
Nicholas Hoult ...Hank McCoy / Beast
Jason Flemyng... Azazel
Oliver Platt...Man in Black
Lucas Till...Alex Summers / Havok
Caleb Landry Jones...Sean Cassidy / Banshee
Álex González...Janos Quested / Riptide
Zoë Kravitz...Angel Salvadore
Ray Wise...Secretary of State
Saturday, May 28, 2011
Nicholas Hoult talks Beast role
On why he took the role:
I was a fan of the X-Men films, comics and cartoons when I was growing up. That was an appeal and obviously working with Matthew. The whole cast he assembled was fantastic. Beast is an interesting character that counterbalances his exterior with his interior - and struggles to deal with who he becomes.
On his character's journey in the film:
I have massively oversized shoes. You do get to see my feet - I have a flexible big toe for hanging and grabbing. He's a young scientist, he's very talented and comes up with great inventions. Then he gets picked up by Xavier and Erik and later on an experiment goes horribly wrong and his whole world crumbles around him. For this film it's an unintentional transformation. The way I see it, he's not too pleased with the way it's gone. He's slightly embarrassed and a little bit grumpy about the whole situation.