X-Men: First Class Fan Credits

By Garth Franklin Tuesday April 5th 2011 12:10PM
X-Men: First Class Fan Credits

Now this is impressive. A fan named 'Joe D!' has put together a very well done 1960s style title sequence for the upcoming "X-Men: First Class" film which is set during the Cuban Missile Crisis.

According to his description: "This sequence was designed to give a very brief primer on the time period, the setting, as well as show the relationships of the characters in this film, as they are very different from the previous movies and audiences shouldn't be confused as to why Professor X and Magneto, enemies in the original trilogy, are the best of friend in this prequel."

The sequence is heavily inspired by the legendary designer Saul Bass who worked on titles for films by the likes of Alfred Hitchcock, Stanley Kubrick, John Frankenheimer and Martin Scorsese. All of this is set to a "very melancholic rendition" of the 90's cartoon theme song. Matthew Vaughn will have a hard time topping this: