As the mutant hero cast of X-Men: First Class continues to come together at an expedient rate, we now have word from Deadline New York who the film's main villain is going to be portrayed by. And that actor is the iconic Kevin Bacon. An offer has been made for Bacon to join the cast, and at this time negotiations are in the works.

It is not known which villain Bacon will play, but it is being speculated that he will portray one of Marvel Comics' more legendary bad guys. This will be Bacon's first time stepping into the Marvel Universe. The film heads into production this August in London. We will update you with any new information about the film and who Kevin may portray as we get closer to X-Men: First Class' start date.

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