Bacon in Talks to Play X-Men: First Class Villain

Deadline New York is reporting that Kevin Bacon is negotiating to play the villain role in X-Men: First Class. They don’t say who the villain may be.

If Bacon joins the cast, he would be joining James McAvoy (Charles Xavier), Michael Fassbender (Magneto), Alice Eve (Emma Frost), Nicholas Hoult (Beast), Caleb Landry Jones (Banshee) and the rumored Lucas Till (Havoc).

Director Matthew Vaughn (Kick-Ass) will start shooting soon for a June 3, 2011 release.

Check out the trailer for the previous X-film, X-Men Origins: Wolverine below: