In the s, superpowered humans Charles Xavier and Erik Lensherr work together to find others like them, but Erik's vengeful pursuit of an ambitious mutant who ruined his life causes a schism to divide them. Before Charles Xavier and Erik Lensherr took the names Professor X and Magneto, they were two young men discovering their powers for the first time. Before they were archenemies, they were closest of friends, working together, with other Mutants some familiar, some new , to stop the greatest threat the world has ever known. In , in Poland, the boy Erik Lehnsherr unleashes his magnetic power when his mother is sent to a concentration camp.
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At the time of its release, it was intended to be a franchise reboot  and contradicted the events of X-Men Origins: Wolverine ; however, the follow-up film X-Men: Days of Future Past retconned First Class into a prequel to X-Men Producer Lauren Shuler Donner first thought of a prequel based on the young X-Men during the production of X2 ; producer Simon Kinberg later suggested to 20th Century Fox an adaptation of the comic series X-Men: First Class , although the film does not follow the comic closely. Singer, who had directed both X-Men and X2 , became involved with the project in , but he could only produce and co-write First Class due to his work on other projects. Vaughn, who was previously attached to both X-Men: The Last Stand and Thor , became the director, and also wrote the final script with his writing partner Jane Goldman.
Still, the Professor has had a long life predating his earliest appearance on the screen. Charles Francis Xavier was born in in London, England to an affluent family. Recognizing a kinship with the homeless mutant, Charles convinced his parents to take her in and the two grew up together almost as siblings.
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