XMen First Class Update

Lauren Shuler Donner confirms story details for Marvel prequel…

Producer Lauren Shuler Donner has confirmed X-Men: First Class is the first film prequel to the Marvel movie series.

Speaking to Comics Continuum, Donner clarified that the project will focus on the formation of Professor Xavier’s school for mutants and some of its early residents.

“It is the first class of Xavier’s school, way back when, so it’s young Scott, young Jean, young Beast and that’ll be really fun,” she said. “I think [the plan] is to follow some of the characters into their own stories, and weave them back into the X-Men world.”

She added: “And hopefully First Class will become its own franchise and we can follow them as they grow up.”