The film will chart the epic beginning of the X-Men saga, when Charles Xavier and Erik Lensherr were two young men discovering their powers for the first time. They were working together with other Mutants to stop Armageddon. In the process, a rift between them opened, which began the eternal war between Magneto’s Brotherhood and Professor X’s X-Men.
X-Men: First Class, directed by Matthew Vaughn with Bryan Singer producing, is scheduled to arrive in theaters on June 3, 2011.
X-Men: First Class Banner: (L – > R : Moira MacTaggert (Rose Byrne), Raven Darkholme aka Mystique (Jennifer Lawrence), Erik Lehnsherr aka Magneto (Michael Fassbender), Charles Xavier (James McAvoy) and on the other side of the jet, the Hellfire Club – Janos Quested aka Riptide (Alex Gonzalez), Emma Frost (January Jones), Sebastian Shaw (Kevin Bacon) and the red-skinned teleporter Azazel (Jason Flemyng).