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James McAvoy calls X-Men co-star Jennifer Lawrence 'demon'

"She's a demon, period. She can throw a punch, she's got a good shot, she can drink. She's proper. I like that girl," James McAvoy said about Jennifer Lawrence, who reprises her role as Mystique in X-Men: Days of Future Past.

hollywood Updated: May 21, 2014 14:54 IST
X-Men: Days of Future past

Actor James McAvoy says Jennifer Lawrence is a demon because she can easily match up to most men with her drinking and fighting skills.



The Scottish actor appears alongside the

Oscar-winning beauty

in the new movie

X Men: Days of Future Past

and was surprised by how well she kept up with her male counterparts on set, reported E!Online.



"She's a demon, period. She can throw a punch, she's got a good shot, she can drink. She's proper. I like that girl," he said.



McAvoy, 35, who plays Professor Charles Xavier in the movie, is no stranger to starring with beautiful leading ladies after he appeared in 2008's Wanted opposite Angelina Jolie.



"I kissed Angelina Jolie. Yes, we had a bit of a snog," he said.



When asked how her fiance, Brad Pitt, felt about that, he added, "I am sure he's deeply unthreatened, deeply unmoved, and probably reassured in his masculinity. Probably."