Aaron Johnson joins XMen prequel

Kick Ass star to play Cyclops

Aaron Johnson has signed on to play Cyclops in X-Men: First Class.


According to reports, the actor is”100% locked” for the part of a young Scott Summers in the prequel.


Johnson has previously worked with Matthew Vaughn on superhero movie Kick-Ass.


Michael Fassbender has been confirmed for the role of Magneto, while Alice Eve is said to be in talks to portray mutant telepath Emma Frost.

Filming on X-Men: First Class begins this summer in London for a 2011 release.