Lautner may join cast of `X-Men: First Class`

Updated: Jul 05, 2010, 13:17 PM IST

Los Angeles: `Twilight` star Taylor Lautner is being considered for a role in the upcoming film "X-Men: First Class".

Hollywood studio 20th Century Fox is said to be eying the 18-year-old star as it wants to have more young talents in the new movie. Other actors it has tapped for the film are James McAvoy as Professor X and Michael Fassbender as Magneto, reports aceshowbiz.com

Matthew Vaughn is hired to serve behind the lens for the project, which is aimed for June 3, 2011 US release. The shooting is expected to start this summer.

IANS

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