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Nicholas Hoult X-Men: First Class Interview Video

Nicholas Hoult (A Single Man, About a Boy) stars as Hank McCoy/Beast in X-Men: First Class, the prequel to the X-Men films from director Matthew Vaughn (Kick-Ass). In this interview provided by 20th Century Fox, Hoult discusses the story, his character, what Charles Xavier teaches him in the film, and what it means to be a mutant:

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X-Men: First Class stars James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Nicholas Hoult, and Rose Byrne, and is set to hit theaters on June 3, 2011.

X-Men: First Class Plot:

Charts the epic beginning of the X-Men saga, and reveals a secret history of famous global events. Before mutants had revealed themselves to the world, and before Charles Xavier and Erik Lensherr took the names Professor X and Magneto, they were two young men discovering their powers for the first time. Not archenemies, they were instead at first the closest of friends, working together with other Mutants (some familiar, some new), to stop Armageddon. In the process, a grave rift between them opened, which began the eternal war between Magneto’s Brotherhood and Professor X’s X-Men.

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