Mad Men star January Jones is the latest addition to Fox’s X-Men: First Class, Deadline reported Tuesday. She will play the role of Emma Frost, the beautiful mutant with telepathic powers. Director Matthew Vaughn has also set Zoe Kravitz to play Angel. Further casting was also announced yesterday.
Jason Flemyng will play Azazel, the father of Nightcrawler; Bill Milner will play the young version of Magneto (who is being played in adult form by Michael Fassbender) and Morgan Lily will play the Young Raven.
The new additions join James McAvoy as Xavier, Nicholas Hoult as Beast, Jennifer Lawrence as Mystique, Caleb Landry Jones as Banshee, Lucas Till as Havoc, Edi Gathegi as Darwin, Rose Byrne as Xavier’s love interest and Oliver Platt as The Man in Black.
Production is to begin next week in London.