About X Men First Class
During the Cuban Missile Crisis in 1962, two rival groups of mutants square off as the relationship between Charles Xavier and Erik Lensherr goes sour. X-Men: First Class is a superhero movie that was released in 2011 and featured the characters from the graphic novels by Marvel Comics. The movie was produced by Bryan Singer and was directed and co-written by Matthew Vaughn. Stars of the film include James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, January Jones, Kevin Bacon, Rose Byrne and Oliver Platt among others. The film was shot on location in Georgia, the Mojave desert and at Oxford. The movie was a smash hit and earned gross box office sales of $353 around the world. Critics praised the movie for its well-written story that made for a great revival of the popular film franchise. A great deal of visual effects work was used on the film, which was overseen by John Dykstra, and the finishing product in the movie was a stunning 3D rendering on screen. Music for the film was composed by Henry Jackson and its soundtrack was released on 12 July, 2011 by Sony Masterworks. A great deal of nominations were received by the film and it won the Best Fantasy Movie at the 2011 Scream Awards. A Blu-ray a DVD edition was released on 9 September 2011 in the US and it was a best seller with more than 385,000 DVD units sold. It has been announced by Fox that the movie will serve as the first of a trilogy and its sequel has been announced. X-Men: Days of Future Past will be written by Simon Kinberg and directed by Bryan Singer.