Erik and his family at the Auschwitz concentration camp. He first came to prominence for his role as IRA activist Bobby Sands in Hunger (2008), for which he won a British Independent Film Award. Magneto is aware however that his use of the machine is potentially lethal to the user, therefore, his need for a substitute. Please credit if use. Magneto sends Mystique to lure Rogue into capture in order to use her for his machine. [64] He also raced in the Challenge's North American division, finishing sixth at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. [19] He played the character of Azazeal in both series of Hex on Sky One and starred as the main character in the music video for the song "Blind Pilots" by the British band The Cooper Temple Clause. [37][38] In 2013, he starred in 12 Years a Slave, his third collaboration with Steve McQueen. Years later, Magneto and Mystique are in charge of the Brotherhood of Mutants and, using a high-tech machine, attempt to mutate the world's leaders, unaware that it would cause humans to lose their molecular structure (as seen in Senator Kelly). Erik excels at violence and is a skilled killer; while he was more driven by pain and rage in his younger years, in the latter years (before his reconciliation with Charles in both timelines) he became more cold and calculating. But before Erik can be killed, the future is erased from existence. There is an image gallery forMagneto In the movie, Strucker is replaced by Sebastian Shaw as Wolfgang Von Strucker's film rights belong to Marvel Studios. Curiously, Magneto does not reveal explicitly where he is being held in the past. But Erik was distracted when a Sentinel charged towards him, which he tore apart. In 1999, he dropped out of the Drama Centre and toured with the Oxford Stage Company to perform the play Three Sisters. Magneto is demoralized at the loss of his powers and becoming a human. Magneto is a playable character and villain in LEGO Marvel Super Heroes. [8][9], Fassbender and his sister spent summer holidays in Germany, and he speaks German fluently,[10] though he later stated before filming Inglourious Basterds that he had needed to brush up some on his spoken German because "it was a bit rusty". Comics There are a TON of minority X-men who can be used (Hint - USE f***ING JUBILEE FINALLY!) In 2016, Fassbender once again played Magneto in the film X-Men: Apocalypse. Magneto has always been a primary villain in the franchise, and he has been played superbly by Ian McKellen and Michael Fassbender. [63], He began racing in the Ferrari Challenge's Coppa Shell class in May 2017, finishing 15th in his debut at Mugello Circuit. Magneto confronts Logan at an airport and has fully regained his immense mutant powers. At Jean's house, he encounters Professor X, and the two vie for Jean's loyalty. Xavier and Erik are finally able to reaffirm their friendship, and Erik returns to rebuild Charles' destroyed mansion. 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His feature film debut was in the fantasy war epic 300 (2007) as a Spartan warrior; his earlier roles included various stage productions, as well as starring roles on television such as in the HBO miniseries Band of Brothers (2001) and the Sky One fantasy drama Hex (2004–05). [62] Later in the year Fassbender raced a guest car in the Porsche Supercup at Circuit de Catalunya and was involved in a startline crash putting him out of the race within seconds. One mutant named Callisto is skeptical of him, but Magneto is impressed by her talent, and he asks to her to locate Mystique. He can be the child of holocaust survivors rather than a holocaust survivor himself. The oldest and best known villain of Marvel's X-Men is indisputably Magneto, the master of magnetism. In the comics, Xavier and Magneto chose different paths after a fight with Wolfgang Von Strucker, in which Xavier prevents Magneto from killing Strucker. [2] Lehnsherr has even go as far as to try to make Xavier use Dark Cerebro to kill every human on the planet, by extreme mental torture.[6]. Download this stock image: Erik Lehnsherr (Young Magneto), played by Michael Fassbender, wields his powers in X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014) - PMB7X4 from Alamy's library of millions of high resolution stock photos, illustrations and vectors. MAGNETO. "[28] Hex received predominantly negative reviews. He expressed dry amusement and surprise when Charles demanded he gave his word that he would help as he had no helmet and can be controlled before realizing when they were ambushed by guards that his friend had lost his powers. First rule tap to avoid colliding deadly barriers and objects. His parents moved to Kerry as they wanted their children to grow up in the countryside rather than the industrial backdrop of their previous residence in Germany. Male Once there, Magneto dispatches all of his mutants to deal with the humans. They then teleport away to the ruins of Auschwitz concentration camp, where Erik, after some encouragement from Apocalypse, destroys the remnants, finally getting some closure. With Wolverine being sent back to alter the timeline, a different path unfolded for the master of magnetism. Xavier soon begins to attack all of the humans, incapacitating Stryker. However, when Erik was unable to, Shaw counted to three and then shot and killed his mother in front of him, in order to "unlock" the boy's powers through his anger; Erik's magnetism subsequently killed two SS troopers and destroyed an entire lab room in a fit of grief and rage. Magneto comes across Stryker while the latter is suffering from Xavier's mental attack. He should himself to be more compassionate towards humans – at least those whom he was close to – saving a man at the factory he worked at, though he would soon regret it. Widely regarded as one of greatest stage and screen actors both in his native Great Britain and internationally, twice nominated for the Oscar and recipient of every major theatrical award in the UK and US, Ian Murray McKellen was born on May 25, 1939 in Burnley, Lancashire, England, to Margery Lois (Sutcliffe) and Denis Murray McKellen, a civil .. While Magneto is able to halt all of the metal fragments in mid-air, he is punctured by a stray piece of Sentinel. On this page you will find the solution to Actor who has played Magneto since the first “X-Men” film, which was released in July 2000 (2 wds.) He is the only mutant (except for Nightcrawler, who is a devout Catholic) to show a strong connection to religion.[2]. Ian McKellen (X-Men, X2: X-Men United, X-Men: The Last Stand, The Wolverine, X-Men: Days of Future Past)Michael Fassbender (X-Men: First Class, X-Men: Days of Future Past, X-Men: Apocalypse, X-Men: Dark Phoenix)Brett Morris (child; X-Men)Bill Milner (child; X-Men: First Class, X-Men: Apocalypse; latter via archive footage from the former) You have played so many games where you made a animal on a minion or a boy running against deadly objects. Listen to albums and songs from Magneto. There, Magneto was called by his old friend Charles but he angrily said to him to go away from their way, Xavier tried to calm him and Hank telling that he's sorry for what Jean did but Lehnsherr answer that he's always sorry but nobody cares anymore, Charles try to adverts Lehnsherr that if they will fight each other people will see them again as monsters and he will lose his home but Lehnsherr says that will never happen, Xavier tries to convince him to stop but Magneto has made his decision. Ultimately, the team decides to jump into action to prevent the Cuban Missile Crisis from causing World War III. He then persuades an astonished Erik to join him. Cue student flushing a delightful shade of burgundy. Despite their strong conflict of beliefs, Magneto deeply respected everything Charles had done for mutants and remained polite and cordial towards him in all their interactions. [51] It was released on 21 December 2016. With Cerebro reversed, Magneto has Xavier, through Mastermind, trying to kill all of the humans. He was a founding member of the X-Men, but left the group to form the Brotherhood of Mutants. Though he also coldly abandoned her when she lost her powers after shielding him from a cure gun, he was nonetheless devastated when she lost her powers. With Charles unable to stop him, Mystique attempted to flee through a window. But while Erik bombards his former leader with numerous metal projectiles Apocalypse conjures up a protective shield, but his efforts are soon joined by Scott (shooting at the shield with his optic blasts) and Charles (who attacks Apocalypse's mind on the astral plane). ", "TOLDJA! Magneto also reminds Wolverine that he cannot feasibly hold Jean against her own will. [8][16] Before he found work as an actor, he worked as a bartender and postman. Under this stress, Lehnsherr's powers began to manifest. Rogue does so, which eventually leads to her capture by the Brotherhood. By Mira Jacobs Oct 17, 2020. That movie also featured the new class of stars, including the most recent live-action Magneto played by Michael Fassbender. Magneto confronts Wolverine in the subway train. Erik was surprised but was more willing to believe the story. Movie 1930 [71] He is a lapsed Catholic, though he still goes to church to light candles. Magneto (real name Max Eisenhardt) is a fictional character from Marvel Comics and its universe. He was a founding member of the X-Men, but left the group to form the Brotherhood of Mutants. How would you feel if MCU Magneto played by a 90 years old actor? Magneto firmly believes that humans and mutants are not capable of co-existing, and believes mutants to be superior and the next stage in evolution. [47] He next starred in The Light Between Oceans, based on the novel written by M. L. Stedman, and directed by Derek Cianfrance; the movie began filming in New Zealand in late September 2014, and was released on 2 September 2016. However, Erik is still filled with hatred for Shaw and fears a mutant holocaust, despite Xavier's attempts to convince him to let go of his hatred. 4 min read. This version of Magneto (voiced by Ron Halder) was an amalgamation of the live-action version played by Ian McKellen and the Ultimate universe version of the character though he wore a wholly original uniform created for the series, and he first encountered Iron Man while dealing with an anti-mutant activist. Following this, Magneto is captured by the government and is locked up in a plastic prison. When Xavier dies at the hands of Phoenix, he shows genuine grief over his death, even severely reprimanding Pyro when the latter states that he would have killed Xavier himself had Magneto asked it of him. On Friday, February 4, 1964, a trial was held against Lehnsherr where President Johnson noted in a closed-door meeting with the Warren Commission that their prime suspect - Lehnsherr - was in custody. [3][5] He was raised Catholic, and served as an altar boy[7] at the church his family attended. Peter Maximoff observes his departing father from a distance, ultimately deciding not to tell Erik about their relation yet. And not to piggyback on DigitalV2's point too much, but if Marvel wants to have a diverse X-Men cast it would be better for them to include already existing diverse X-Men characters rather than race swapping the popular ones. When Magneto asks him who he is, he responds by murdering all the workers in simple movement of his hand. Set in 1962, it focuses on the friendship between Charles Xavier (played by James McAvoy) and Magneto and the origin of their groups, the X-Men and the Brotherhood of Mutants. I didn’t want to make it very obvious or like something you've seen before. [19] The drama—the first English-language effort by French director François Ozon and based on the novel by Elizabeth Taylor—premiered on 17 February 2007 at the Berlin International Film Festival and on 14 March 2007 in Paris. [60], Together with screenwriter Ronan Bennett, Fassbender has formed a production company, Finn McCool Films. Erik used his powers on the tracks to rip them free and managed to place metal inside the Sentinels, allowing him to control them. Much later in the dystopian future, older Magneto moves to defend their hideout from the approaching Sentinels. In 2006, after leaving Alkali Lake, Magneto attempts to expand the Brotherhood of Mutants in order to combat the new mutant "cure" produced by Worthington Labs. As such, Magneto was often an adversary to the X-Men, but would team up with them when the situation called for it. After Jean's apparent death and Vuk's permanent defeat, Charles calls the school "Jean's school for Gifted Children", gives Hank the role of principal of the school and retires, then Erik jokingly asks to his best friends how is going his retirement, finally reconciled, this time for good, they started to happily play to chess unaware that Jean is alive and has returned to Earth when she has learned how to control her powers. Macbeth helmer Justin Kurzel directed, and co-star Marion Cotillard had a leading role, working with Fassbender again. [70], Fassbender is fluent in German and has expressed interest in performing in a German-language film or play. Mystique meanwhile was injured before a horrified crowd of onlookers. [4] However, despite his devotion, he refused to put his life on the line unless he had no other choice and was more than willing to sacrifice mutants if it would keep him out of harm's way, forcing Rogue to take his place in a machine that would kill its user and letting the "pawns" in his Brotherhood attack Alcatraz first, the former of which Wolverine called him out on saying if he was really righteous he would carry out his plan himself instead of endangering the life of a young girl. X-Men: The Official Game Erik had a brotherly relationship with Charles, each of them frequently referring to each other as "old friend". He was encountered Wolverine and Beast, and Erik ordered the one Sentinel to attack them while he located the President. Despite this, even Callisto warns him that Jean's powers are completely unstable, although he insists that they are safe from her wrath, as they are not attempting to control her like Charles did. X-Men Movies Wiki is a FANDOM Movies Community. 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