An official logo for director Matthew Vaughn's comic film series prequel X-Men: First Class has been released. The cool new industrial artwork, which features the iconic X-Men mansion manhole cover, looks a lot like the first teaser movie poster that was released in January. The logo appeared today on the official "X-Men: First Class" Facebook page, and features a the large familiar "X" and the text "Xavier’s School for Gifted Youngsters" encircling it. The logo is simple, but has a darkness to it that will hopefully reflect the film's tenor.
X-Men: First Class will be released into theaters June 3rd, 2011. Director Matthew Vaughn, who is famous for directing Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels, Layer Cake, and Kick Ass - takes his first shot at the legendary X-Men series. and stars Michael Fassbender, James McAvoy, Caleb Landry Jones, Nicholas Hoult, Kevin Bacon, Jennifer Lawrence, Edi Gathegi, and Jason Flemyng.