New Featurette and Images from X-MEN: FIRST CLASS

     May 29, 2011

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A new featurette and a slew of images from X-Men: First Class have been released over the past week. Early reviews for the film have been wildly positive. Steve saw it earlier this week and thought it was great, “a home-run.” Director Matthew Vaughn has been thinking about a follow-up film, and even has an idea of how he would open the sequel. Directed by Vaughn, the film stars Michael Fassbender, James McAvoy, Rose Byrne, January Jones, Oliver Platt, Kevin Bacon, Jennifer Lawrence, Nicholas Hoult, Lucas Till and Caleb Landry Jones. X-Men: First Class opens on June 3rd. Hit the jump to check out the featurette followed by the images.

Here’s the featurette:

Here are the new images:

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Here’s a new image of Angel Salvadore played by Zoe Kravitz (via Latino Review):

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Here’s another look at Salvadore courtesy of IGN:

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Head over to Latino Review and IGN to check out a couple other new images.

Here’s the official synopsis for X-Men: First Class:

X-MEN: FIRST CLASS, following the classic Marvel mythology, charts the epic beginning of the X-Men saga. Before Charles Xavier and Erik Lensherr took the names Professor X and Magneto, they were two young men discovering their powers for the first time. Before they were archenemies, they were closest of friends, working together, with other Mutants (some familiar, some new), to stop the greatest threat the world has ever known. In the process, a rift between them opened, which began the eternal war between Magneto’s Brotherhood and Professor X’s X-Men.  The film also stars Rose Byrne, Jennifer Lawrence, January Jones, Nicholas Hoult, Oliver Platt, Jason Flemyng, Lucas Till, Edi Gathegi, and Kevin Bacon.  The screenplay is by Ashley Edward Miller & Zack Stentz and Jane Goldman & Matthew Vaughn.

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