January Jones

Mad Men's January Jones has signed on to X-Men: First Class, Deadline has reported.

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Jones, 32, will play Emma Frost, the beautiful mutant who has telepathic powers. Frost first appeared in 2009's X-Men Origins: Wolverine, and was portrayed by Tahyna Tozzi.

The large ensemble cast already includes James McAvoy as Charles Xavier, Rose Byrne as Xavier's love interest Moira MacTaggert, Zoe Kravitz as Angel, Kevin Bacon as the mysterious villain, and Oliver Platt as The Man in Black, among others.

James McAvoy cast in X-Men: First Class

Matthew Vaughn will direct the film, set to begin shooting Aug. 23 in London.

Jones is currently nominated for an Emmy in the Best Actress in a Drama Series category for her role as Betty Draper on Mad Men.

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