Bacon for XMen First Class July 12, 2010 Kevin Bacon for X-Men: First Class? Kevin Bacon is reportedly in talks play the villain in the upcoming X-Men: First Class. Twentieth Century Fox are looking for the actor to join the X-Men prequel. If he accepts, Bacon would join a cast that includes James McAvoy (Xavier), Michael Fassbender (Magneto), Alice Eve (Emma Frost), Caleb Landry Jones (Banshee), Lucas Till (Havoc) and Nicholas Hoult (Beast). Kick-Ass director Matthew Vaughn is helming the superhero prequel, which is scheduled to open in June 2011.