X-Men: First Class Confirmed as Prequel

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As previously reported, Josh Schwartz had been hired to write a screenplay for X-Men: First Class.

The movie will focus on teenage characters attending the Xavier Institute for Higher Learning. However, it's now been confirmed that the project is not a spin-off, but a full on X-Men prequel.

X-Men producer Lauren Shuler Donner said this week that it will center around “the first class of Xavier’s school, way back when.”

We can't wait. In related franchise news: X-Men Origins: Wolverine comes out next month.

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X-Men: First Class Quotes

[After seeing Mystique shape shift]
Professor Charles Xavier: How's that for a magic trick?
Man in Black Suit: Best I've ever seen.

Professor Charles Xavier: We have it in us to be the better men.
Erik Lehnsherr / Magneto: We already are.

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