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Surprise Cameos in X-Men: First Class (Spoilers)

We're a week away from the movie and there's still new information coming.

Some people love spoilers and others avoid them like the plague. If you are one that likes to avoid them, it's getting to be more and more impossible these days. You can almost find anything on the internet. Sometimes they get spoiled by fans and other times those involved, whether it's the film makers or publishers, spoil things intentionally or unintentionally.

Some critics have already had a chance to see the film. One pretty big cameo has been mentioned/rumored. There is another one that I hadn't heard until I saw this official trailer/clip that tbpinkfloyd pointed in my direction.

If you want some spoilers, look below.

== TEASER ==

The first is one that I can't officially confirm. There's been talk that a younger Hugh Jackman would be appearing as Wolverine. Bryan Singer has said it's not going to happen but he would love to have Jackman as Wolverine in a sequel, if there was one. From what I've heard, Charles and Magneto enter a bar and Wolverine tells them to "$#@% off." There's also been mentioned of a CG Hugh Jackman. If this is going to happen, you would think it wouldn't be shown in early screenings. That's what they did when I saw Iron Man I a week before it's release. We weren't shown the Nick Fury scene at the end.

The second cameo comes from this following clip.

As you can see, when Charles uses Cerebro, there's a certain white haired girl that appears. I think it's safe to assume this is actually Storm. The mutants are the ones in color. We could sit here and try to figure out who else is seen by Charles. Is that one girl talking to two others Jean? Who's that girl talking on the phone in the background to the right?

Again, this clip was officially released by 20th Century Fox. I'm not a big fan of spoilers but these days, you just can't avoid them. It's my duty to report them to those interested. If you don't see it here, you'll see it somewhere eventually.

What are your thoughts on these two cameos? Do you think we'll see more?

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Posted by umbrafeline

im sure we will see more
Posted by Shadow_Thief

Honestly, I prefer having more of the mutants appear in cameo roles. It beats trying to shoehorn several dozen of them into the story and leaving them largely undeveloped. Plus, Easter Eggs are just fun. :)

Posted by Wattup

Lousy muties. 8 )

Posted by Backflip

Wow, I have to say, considering how awful the original reveals were, this looks set to be quite possibly my favourite Super flick of the Summer. The only problem is, with all these spoilers and trailers, I feel I've pretty much seen the entire movie, and nothing will surprise me. For example, from that, I know who goes 'good' and who goes 'bad' (Albeit, it's always been obvious, but you know... I'd of liked some surprise.) 


I suppose it's my own fault for succumbing to the reveals :P
Posted by Ahmed Sherif

It wasn't a big a big deal.
Posted by PrinceIMC

Can't wait for this flick....and having to explain to everyone I know who isn't a comic book fan who all these characters are.

Posted by Wonder Princess

I love catching stuff like this in the backgrounds.  I will be scanning the screens for this one.
Posted by leokearon


According to Empirer Wolverine is NOT in the movie

 

Edited by Jordanstine

Early reviews for X-Men First Class from the earlier New York screenings are coming out very POSITIVE.

That's right... POSITIVE REVIEWS !!!!

What the!?

Some reviewers are even saying it's as good and on par with X2 - yikes!

Looks like this film may actually surprise a lot of people.

Posted by Mbecks14
http://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/x_men_first_class/

XMEN FIRST CLASS JUST GOT A 100% ON ROTTEN TOMATOES?!?!?!??!?!! WHAT?!?

I literally thought this movie was going to bomb. i mean it looked cool in the trailers but i was expecting another X3/Wolverine scenario. I'm in shock.
Edited by Iron Fist Angel

Normally I avoid spoilers like the plague, (for instance, I had no idea Hawkeye was in Thor), but since I have ZERO intention of seeing this movie, (and I'm a HUGE X-men fanatic), I can safely read anything.  :D

     As for the positive reviews, I have read most of them and they are by and large, from people who  admittedly know NOTHING about the X-men. They are the kind of people who couldn't care less about the canon and just see it as another blockbuster summer flick. I'm sure it's not that bad of a movie at all - I just don't like what they've done to the X-men's origin.

Posted by umbrafeline

do yinz think that there will be a 2nd first class film or entire first class saga?
Posted by doordoor123
@leokearon said:


According to Empirer Wolverine is NOT in the movie

 

According to the early reviews Wolverine IS in the movie.
Posted by doordoor123
@Jordanstine said:
Early reviews for X-Men First Class from the earlier New York screenings are coming out very POSITIVE.

That's right... POSITIVE REVIEWS !!!!

What the!?

Some reviewers are even saying it's as good and on par with X2 - yikes!Looks like this film may actually surprise a lot of people.
Surprise? No. I knew it was going to be good. Disappointing from a comic reader stand point but it has great actors and a good director. Sadly its going to be the best comic movie of the summer. Cowboys and Aliens might be better but I dont really consider it a comic book movie.
Posted by TheShame
@doordoor123: POSITIVE REVIEWS? i signed this one off as a cashcow spinoff....
Posted by xerox_kitty

I don't need to see the movie now... it's all in that clip! And I sure don't want to pay good money to see bad special effects of 'Angel' spewing fire... that was so bad I couldn't stop laughing!

Fox really need to just let go of the franchise.

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Posted by Chibi-Iroh

I just gasmed at the though of my favorite X-Woman "Storm" being in First Class even if its a cameo. But If she actually appears in a sequel I hope with everything in me that she gets a good unknown actress to play her.

Posted by Primmaster64

Yep...Wolverine is in the movie.

Posted by The Impersonator

The girl on the phone looks Asian to me. It must be Karma. She does have that ponytail though.

Posted by Doctor!!!!!

Storm better be in acameo or I want my time and money back.
Posted by shawn87

im so excited to see this movie

Posted by StarKiller809

When I first heard about the roster, I was a little upset because almost nore of them are acctually founding members, but after watching that clip and know Wolverine is at the end, I think I'll be able to enojoy the movie.
Posted by Metatron_Da_Don

Magneto as Malcolm X lol no.

Posted by Thunderscream

why oh why was Angel spitting fire?

Posted by Chibi-Iroh
@Thunderscream: She wasn't spitting fire she was spitting the vomit stuff.
Posted by Chibi-Iroh
@Metatron_Da_Don: That comparison has always been there, I even used it in a couple of comic book related papers that I wrote.
Posted by Thunderscream
@Chibi-Iroh: yeah, but the vomit was just corrosive, not explosive.
Edited by Metatron_Da_Don
@Chibi-Iroh:
Early on you could make the comparison as both had there parents killed by racists and became separatists. He only said don't let people sic dogs on you and beat your brains in.But Malcolm X evolved to advocate harmony and peace. Malcolm X wasn't even a leader early on he was a spokesman.
           You can come up with a better comparison than Malcolm X or at least not compare him to a terrorist leader like Magneto.
There are a lot of similarities but Magneto was a legitimate terrorist and war criminal. Don't like how it was just a throwaway comment.
Posted by Avenging-X-Bolt
@Doctor!!!!! said:
Storm better be in acameo or I want my time and money back.


 

you just saw the cameo in the video, why are you complaining?

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Posted by Avenging-X-Bolt

its funny i was just thinking about the whole magneto/Malcom    Prof. X/Doctor King comparison a few hours ago :)
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Posted by mark5

Damn this looks tight!

Posted by spystreak

Wolverine tells them to F### off I'm seeing the movie just for that LMAFO
Posted by Chibi-Iroh
@Thunderscream: Much cooler if its explosive.
Posted by Golden Cod

Why is Angel breathing fire at 3:30?   Does every single X-Men need an offensive power?  

Posted by DEGRAAF

i lvoe easter eggs and cameos but i would have preferred them to base the movie on the first X-Men team and not this one
Posted by Ahmed Sherif

Angle can vomit toxic acid from her mouth.
Posted by Jordanstine
@Mbecks14 said:
http://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/x_men_first_class/

XMEN FIRST CLASS JUST GOT A 100% ON ROTTEN TOMATOES?!?!?!??!?!! WHAT?!?

I literally thought this movie was going to bomb. i mean it looked cool in the trailers but i was expecting another X3/Wolverine scenario. I'm in shock.
From another forum:
 
X-Men First Class - early reviews is a HOMERUN hit among critics
 
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BLEEDING COOL

All in all, First Class is a damn fine superhero movie. More geared, I would suggest, to the more mature fanboy as opposed to some of the aspartame-crazed comic book capers that tend to pop up on the boxes of Happy Meals.
http://www.bleedingcool.com/2011/05/...second-review/

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COLLIDER

If you were nervous the latest chapter in the X-Men franchise might disappoint, I’m happy to report it’s a huge home-run. Everything from the great script to the awesome performances by the entire cast (with special mention to James McAvoy and Michael Fassbender) makes this X-Men film my favorite in the franchise. Also, the film is loaded with incredible action and a ton of Easter Eggs for the fans. Even the sets and costumes are great. Trust me, as soon as the movie is over, you’re going to wish the next chapter was coming out next week. Hit the jump for more.
http://collider.com/x-men-first-class-review/92032/

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MOVIE CITY NEWS

I really enjoyed this film. Nothing in it really has the simple, raw intensity of Hit Girl in Vaughn’s Kick-Ass. Vaughn has been a little denuded here. He is great at filthy fun. But still, he shows that he has the chops. Look for the masterfully artful effects sequence early in the film and some of the great ways Vaughn has his characters manifest their powers. And while it makes you wonder how much better X-Men 3 could have been, it also makes you happy that he didn’t do an X-film until he had the opportunity to do it his way fully.
http://moviecitynews.com/2011/05/rev...s-non-spoiler/

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IGN

X-Men: First Class is a big, ambitious film that bites off a lot more than most superhero movies could ever hope to chew. It rarely stumbles -- some might say it's overstuffed, but hey, repeat viewings to take it all in are what fanboys like us are made for -- it frequently excites, and it also feels. It's finally just the story of two men and their friendship, which is doomed from the start. We know that story so well, and yet somehow Vaughn has made it feel fresh and new again.
http://movies.ign.com/articles/117/1170540p2.html

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FLICK

It’s not all serious. The overall sense I’m left with after First Class, for all its heaviness, is of a film that’s sweet, funny, and pleasingly fast-paced. Jennifer Lawrence (Winter’s Bone) as Raven, Charles’s adopted sister and a shapeshifting mutant, is delightful, and particular when she begins to enjoy a “normal” teen crush experience with another mutant, Hank (played by the adorable Nicholas Hoult: Clash of the Titans, A Single Man). There are some hilarious and just-right cameos that make you laugh and sigh at the same time with how perfect they are and how naturally they are worked into the story. It’s not Shakespeare... but, as breezy, thoughtful summer comic-book movies go, almost. Al-damn-most.
http://www.flickfilosopher.com/blog/...ass_review.htm

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Wow a 100% and 97% at ROTTEN TOMATOES!!?

http://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/x_men_first_class/
Posted by TDK_1997

Young Wolvie
Posted by Out_of_Space

Hmm.....interesting !
Posted by primepower53

Yaaay It comes out on my Birthday!!

Edited by Aqua11500

awwww <3  
 
lil Storm..how sweet!

Posted by marvelunivers_deleteme
 5 bucks says the girl behind storm is psylocke or jubilee
Posted by freedom

The OTHER GIRL CANNOT BE JEAN GREY. X3 TELLS US OF A TEEN JEAN, A BALD XAVIER AND A PRETTY OLD ERIK. 

Posted by Aqua11500
@freedom said:
The OTHER GIRL CANNOT BE JEAN GREY. X3 TELLS US OF A TEEN JEAN, A BALD XAVIER AND A PRETTY OLD ERIK. 
It's Jean because in x3 they supposedly used CGI to make Ian and Patrick look younger.Maybe after thi s movie Prof will loose his hair  from the physic strain of his power or something.
Posted by freedom

@Aqua11500: I'm just not after the baldness of Charles here. CGI or not, there is still an obvious age difference between XFC and that clip in X3. Probably just some other character. I guess that we'll just have to wait and watch the film :)

Posted by Edamame

What about a Dazzler cameo at 1:12?

  

Posted by Edamame
@spystreak said:
Wolverine tells them to F### off I'm seeing the movie just for that LMAFO
LOL I can't wait to see that as well.
Posted by Aqua11500
@Edamame:  how do u know it's Dazz?
Posted by goldenkey
@Jordanstine
as a movie fan, and with the HUGE distaste for critics, these are actually good reviews by some of the reviewers who I actually listen too.  This is great news.  I'm beyond the whole, "They killed the X-Men because they changed ___________ to______________)  I'm beyond that.  It's funny how people want to scratch peoples eyes out when a film changes cannon but not when an animated show does.  I don't get that and never will.  I look at it as an Elseworlds on film and it keeps me from getting upset.  I had a feeling this film would be done well. Can't wait to see it.
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@Aqua11500 said:

@Edamame:  how do u know it's Dazz?

I don't. I also never said that I definitely knew who that was/is.  I was just guessing, if that's allowed. 
Who do you think it is?
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