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Bond girl Rosamund Pike supposedly in talks to join new X-Men movie

09-Jun-2010 • Actor News

Another casting report from "X-Men: First Class" has surfaced. After Michael Fassbender is said to be wanted by director Matthew Vaughn to play Magneto, Rosamund Pike is rumored to take the role of Emma Frost in the same film -- says Aces Showbiz.

According to Forces of Geek, the English beauty has been testing and could possibly be picked as the depicter of Frost aka White Queen. Additionally, a source told the site that Pike has been spotted around the office of Lucinda Syson, a casting director of Vaughn for "Kick-Ass" and "Stardust", while bringing a copy of "X-Men Origins: Emma Frost" with her.

Emma Frost is an urbane, mutant telepath with a well-noted dry wit. She first appeared in "X-Men" comic in 1980 and was created by writer Chris Claremont and artist/co-writer John Byrne. The younger version of the character has been previously portrayed by Tahyna Tozzi in 2009 feature film "X-Men Origins: Wolverine".

Securing June 3, 2011 slot for U.S. release schedule, "X-Men: First Class" will chart the epic beginning of the "X-Men" saga and follow Charles Xavier and Erik Lensherr when they were still close friends who worked together with other Mutants to stop the greatest threat the world has ever known. James McAvoy has been confirmed to play Xavier aka Professor X.

Rosamund Pike, who recently starred in 2009 "Surrogates" alongside Bruce Willis, once played James Bond's girl in "Die Another Day". She, moreover, has a role in "Pride and Prejudice" as well as "An Education", and will next be seen in "Barney's Version" starring Dustin Hoffman.

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