Despite offering the role to Taylor Lautner, Superhero Hype is reporting that 20th Century Fox are going with actor Nicholas Hoult for the role of the mutant ‘Beast’ in “X-Men : First Class” (As I mentioned earlier in the week, I strongly doubted Lautner would be able to free himself from “Abduction” without breaking his contract, so not surprised he won’t be doing this one). Hoult replaces Ben Walker, who dropped out of the production in favour of theatre work.
You’ll recall that Kelsey Grammer played the character of Beast in the ill-fated “X-Men : The Final Stand”.
Hoult, whose credits include “About a Boy” and TVs “Skins”, is also attached to another studio tentpole, “Mad Max : Fury Road”, but due to that film’s postponement (it now lenses in Feb), will shoot “X-Men” first.
Also newly onboard the Matthew Vaughn directed prequel is Caleb Landry Jones (“Friday Night Lights”), who has been cast as ‘Banshee’, according to Latino Review, and Lucas Till (“Hannah Montana : The Movie”), who according to EW, is playing the brother of popular bespectacled “X-Men” mutant, Cyclops.
EW has also debunked the widespread rumour that Vaughn’s “Kick-Ass” star Aaron Johnson will be playing Cyclops in the film. Apparently Johnson, though pictured lunching with Vaughn and “X-Men : First Class” star James McAvoy recently, won’t be involved in the film.
You’ll notice that, with the film lensing in London, a lot of the cast are British.
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Against the Current - the band, not adventures in dangerous swimming 101
Zedd - If our love is tragedy, why are you my remedy? (Well, answer my question!)
Arrow (Okay, Felicity from Arrow!)
Chrissy Costanza (cat eyes and buttery lyrics!)
Girls (TV) (Okay, Allison Williams!)
Movies - especially when they play in the dark.
Twin Peaks (TV)
Friends (TV) (It had me at "No way are you cool enough to pull Clint"; damn straight, Chandler!)
Traveling - preferably where water is, so I can splash someone!
Star Wars trilogy - no, the other one, fella!
Alex G - far more talented than her younger brother Alex H
Cameron Crowe movies - Say Anything..., Jerry Maguire, Almost Famous
The sign 'Free Wi-Fi'.
Reenacting dance/song scenes from "Grease" with my little girl (hey! Wait till you see my 'Summer Lovin'! - don't judge)
Die Hard - 40 stories of Sheer Adventure!
Alex Goot & Friends (his enemies aren't half as talented!)
Cooking up a nice dish and sitting in the entertainment area, on a cool night, basking in it's greatness.
Inflatable kids pools full of Vodka Lime Crush.
Acidic Email from angry, over passionate teenagers after I trash something "Twilight"-related on the site. Sparkle elsewhere.
My baby girl's big, caring heart.