Jennifer Lawrence Snags 'X-Men: First Class' Gig

on July 15, 2010

Source: THR

Jennifer Lawrence, star of Winter's Bone, has signed on to play Mystique in X-Men: First Class. Lawrence has been showered in critical praise for her turn in Winter's Bone, and she's already being pegged as a serious contender for the Best Actress Oscar. Rebecca Romijn played Mystique in the original X-Men trilogy.

Director Matthew Vaughn has built an impressive young cast for the film, with James McAvoy and Matthew Fassbender leading the way as Professor X and Magneto, respectively.

X-Men: First Class will hit theaters on June 3, 2011.

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