James McAvoy to star in BBC's His Dark Materials
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The upcoming BBC His Dark Materials adaptation is filling up on mutant DNA all of a sudden; earlier this year, we reported that Logan star Dafne Keen would star in the film in the central role as Lyra, and now we’ve learned that a Professor X—if not necessarily the one Keen starred alongside in James Mangold’s superhero hit—will be appearing as well. Deadline reports that James McAvoy has now signed on for the eight-part TV adaptation of Philip Pullman’s beloved YA explorations of religion and...

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