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MTV’s Splash Page has premiered three character trailers for X-Men: First Class that spotlight Caleb Landry Jones as Banshee, Lucas Till as Havok and Nicholas Hoult as Beast. The clips serve as nice introduction to the characters, laying out their abilities — as well as their struggles in coming to grips with their mutations.
Directed by Matthew Vaughn, X-Men: First Class also stars James McAvoy as Charles Xavier, Michael Fassbender as Erik Lensherr, January Jones as Emma Frost, Jennifer Lawrence as Raven Darkholme/Mystique,Kevin Bacon as Sebastian Shaw, Edi Gathegi as Darwin, Oliver Platt as the Man in Black, Jason Flemyng as Azazel, Rose Byrne as Moira MacTaggart and Zoe Kravitz as Angel Salvadore.
X-Men: First Class charts the epic beginning of the X-Men saga, and reveals a secret history of famous global events. Before mutants had revealed themselves to the world, and before Charles Xavier and Erik Lehnsherr took the names Professor X and Magneto, they were two young men discovering their powers for the first time. Not archenemies, they were instead at first the closest of friends, working together with other Mutants (some familiar, some new), to prevent nuclear Armageddon. In the process, a grave rift between them opened, which began the eternal war between Magneto’s Brotherhood and Professor X’s X-Men.
The movie opens on June 3.