Director Matthew Vaughn (Layer Cake, Kick Ass) tells the origins of the multi-billion dollar film franchise, guiding exceptional performances by James McAvoy (Atonement), Michael Fassbender (Inglourious Basterds), and Kevin Bacon (Mystic River). X-MEN: FIRST CLASS has drawn $150 million at the domestic box office and nearly $350 million worldwide.
Before Charles Xavier (McAvoy) and Erik Lensherr (Fassbender) took the names Professor X and Magneto, they were two young men discovering their powers for the first time, working together to stop the greatest threat the world has ever known. The film features a star-studded supporting cast, including Jennifer Lawrence (Winter's Bone), January Jones ("Mad Men"), Rose Byrne (28 Weeks Later), Zoë Kravitz ("Californication"), Nicholas Hoult (A Single Man), Lucas Till (Walk the Line), and Oliver Platt ("The West Wing").
Notable features on the X-MEN: FIRST CLASS Blu-ray include:
• 10 Marvel X-Men Digital Comics with exclusive X-Men: First Class Backstory Comic
• Cerebro Mutant Tracker: An interactive Mutant with videos to learn more about the mutants of the X-Men franchise
• Children of the Atom: An eight-part behind-the-scenes featurette, charting the film from pre-production through post-production, including visual effects techniques and cataloguing X-Men transformations through prosthetic make up and costume design
• Extended and Deleted Scenes
• Composer's Isolated Score
• Theatrical trailer
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