Context of X-men : first class, Twentieth Century Fox presents in association with Marvel Entertainment and Dune Entertainment a Bad Hat Harry, Donners' Company production ; directed by Matthew Vaughn ; screenplay by Ashley Edward Miller & Zack Stentz and Jane Goldman & Matthew Vaughn ; story by Sheldon Turner and Bryan Singer ; produced by Lauren Shuler Donner, Bryan Singer, Simon Kinberg, Gregory Goodman ; executive producers, Stan Lee, Tarquin Pack, Josh McLaglen ; a Matthew Vaughn film