‘X-Men: First Class’ premiere
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‘X-Men: First Class’ premiere

‘X-Men: First Class’ premiere
The cast of “X-Men: First Class” gathered in New York on Wednesday for a special industry screening leading up to the film’s June 3 opening. Among the stars were James McAvoy, left, and Michael Fassbender, who portray Professor Charles Xavier (Professor X) and Erik Lehnsherr (Magneto) back in 1963 when they were still friends. (Andrew Gombert / EPA)
‘X-Men: First Class’ premiere
Kevin Bacon joins the franchise as Sebastian Shaw, the leader of a secret society called the Hellfire Club. (Stephen Lovekin / Getty Images)
‘X-Men: First Class’ premiere
James McAvoy’s Professor X was originally portrayed by Patrick Stewart. (Andrew Gombert / EPA)
‘X-Men: First Class’ premiere
From left; Lucas Till, Rose Byrne, Zoe Kravitz, Kevin Bacon, January Jones, James McAvoy and Michael Fassbender. The prequel takes fans back to 1963 when Professor X and Magneto were still friends. (Andrew Gombert / EPA)
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