Look, we're excited for Matthew Vaughn's X-Men First Class — we loved the hell out of Kick-Ass. But the high-res X-Men cast photo isn't doing this production any favors. UPDATE: More set photos now added!
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We're sure this movie will be fast, flashy and fun, just like everything Vaughn has made. But January Jones is definitely wearing the sparkle bra I bought when I was 16 years old at the mall's Contempo Casual. Yeesh. Also, shouldn't it be a corset?
We're seriously hoping that this is just a very early Photoshop costume/make-up job. Thankfully, there's still a lot of time before this movie's release date, on June 3rd.
Anyway, here's another list of the X-Men crew (left to right)
Michael Fassbender (Magneto), Rose Byrne (Moira MacTaggert), January Jones (Emma Frost), Jason Flemyng (Azazel) NEW IMAGE: Nicholas Hoult (Beast), Lucas Till (Havok), Zoe Kravitz (Angel), Jennifer Lawrence (Mystique), and James McAvoy (Professor Charles Xavier).
[via MSN Movies]
UPDATE: The LA Times just released a long set visit report and a few set photos that look WORLDS BETTER. They include your first image of Kevin Bacon as Sebastian Shaw, looking like some sort of nefarious swinger:
On the set James McAvoy shared his challenges with his character Prof. X:
"This is a prequel, so I'm the same character, just younger, but the challenge for me – and for Michael - is to show the same person in a different place in their life; to show someone before they're this bad guy, before they're this saint. Charles wasn't always a … monk, this selfless, sexless monk that he becomes."
But Brian Singer, the film's producer and past X-Men director thought the biggest challenge would be introducing the world to the different time period, and establishing a group of characters the audience has already come to know and love.
And here's an image of the X-Men, looking much better out of uniform:
For the last image of Professor Charles Xavier and Magneto playing chess and to read the entire set report, head over the LAT.