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Kevin BaconKevin Bacon has officially been cast as the villain in the upcoming 'X-Men: First Class' reboot, from director Bryan Singer. Little else is known about his character, although we do know that he will be joining a star-studded cast that includes hunks James MacAvoy and Michael Fassbender, as well as 'Winter's Bone' star Jennifer Lawrence, who was cast today as Mystique. [Variety] [Heat Vision]

More casting news after the jump. Kevin BaconKevin Bacon has officially been cast as the villain in the upcoming 'X-Men: First Class' reboot, from director Bryan Singer. Little else is known about his character, although we do know that he will be joining a star-studded cast that includes hunks James MacAvoy and Michael Fassbender, as well as 'Winter's Bone' star Jennifer Lawrence, who was cast today as Mystique. [Variety] [Heat Vision]

Jeremy PivenHBO stars Jeremy Piven and Thomas Jane are joining the upcoming ensemble thriller 'I Melt With You.' Directed by Mark Pellington, the film follows "the interconnecting live of four men," according to reports. No word yet on who will play the other two men. [Deadline]

Woody Harrelson'Zombieland' stars Woody Harrelson and Emma Stone will reunite in 'Friends With Benefits,' a new romantic comedy starring Justin Timberlake and Mila Kunis as two friends with, well, benefits. Also joining the cast: indie vets Patricia Clarkson and Richard Jenkins, as well as Jenna Elfman and Andy Samberg. Will Gluck ('Easy A') directs. [The Wrap]