Confirmed! EastEnders star bags role in X-Men

There’s a huge congratulations in store for EastEnders star Ben Hardy who has reportedy bagged a role in the upcoming X-Men: Apocalypse movie.

It had previously been rumoured that he was auditioning for the role but now it is said he has been offered a chance to star in the movie alongside huge names such as Jennifer Lawrence and Michael Fassbender.

Ben, who stars as Peter Beale on the soap will take on the role of Angel and we cannot WAIT to see him in action, we’re sure you agree ladies…

Director of the film, Bryan Singer recently shared a photo of Angel on his Instagram page, although at the time it was not clear if the character was Ben or not – now we know it is! 


Some production art. #XMEN #XmenApocalypse

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We have to say, they've made a very good choice indeed and it sounds like this is far from the last we've heard of Ben.