We reported earlier this month that actor Michael Fassbender was trying to decide between two villain roles in upcoming superhero movies and now it seems he has made his decision. Showbiz 411, the site that broke the original story, is reporting that Fassbender has signed on for X-Men: First Class.

The Inglourious Basterds actor will play a young Magneto in the film insted of an unspecified villain role in the upcoming Untitled Spider-Man Reboot. Our earlier report indicated that both Fox and Columbia were pursuing him for their films, although his schedule would only allow him to appear in one of the films.

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We'll be sure to keep you posted on any further news regarding X-Men: First Class as soon as we have more information.