Jones snatched the part from Alice Eve who was previously offered the role but couldn't come to a deal.
The telepathic character, also known as the White Queen, started out as one of the X-Men's most dangerous foes to one of its most central members.
Also announced today comes word that there will be some sort of flashbacks showing even younger versions of the characters as Bill Milner and Morgan Lily are set to play younger versions of Magneto and Mystique respectively. Michael Fassbender and Jennifer Lawrence play the adult versions of the roles for most of the film.
Finally, Zoë Kravitz has joined the cast as Angel, a young mutant with fly-like wings.
They will join: James McAvoy, who will play Professor Charles Xavier, Michael Fassbender as Magneto, Nicholas Hoult as Beast, Jennifer Lawrence as Mystique, Jason Flemyng as Azazel, the father of Nightcrawler, Caleb Landry Jones as Banshee, Lucas Till as Havoc and Edi Gathegi as Darwin. who also star in the film
Is anyone else concerned that FC is overloaded with too many characters...?