As we reported previously, Jessica Chastain had been in talks to join the cast of the new X-Men movie.

The talks must have gone well as she revealed via Instagram that she will be joining James McAvoy and co in Montreal for filming.

While she makes no mention of the character she will play, it is rumoured she will take on the role of Lilandra, the empress of an alien empire called Shi’ar.

Lilandra and Charles Xavier, played by McAvoy, are in love but their long-distance relationship doesn’t go to plan which may explain her ‘cry so hard’ comment in the post. Mmmm. Interesting.



Hey @jamesmcavoyrealdeal you ready for me up in Montreal? Im gonna make you cry so hard 😈 #xmen @simondavidkinberg

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Via Digital Spy