Emma Frost
Emma Frost XMFC
Appeared in X-Men: First Class
Status Deceased
Actor January Jones
"Excellent question. Though I wouldn't call it a war exactly - that suggests both sides stand an equal chance of winning"
―Emma Frost[src]

Emma Frost was a mutant with the ability to shift into an indestructible living diamond form. She also possesses strong telepathy.


X-Men: First Class: High Hand

To be added

X-Men: First Class

Emma Frost was a member of the Hellfire Club, otherwise known as the Inner Circle. The Hellfire Club was lead by Sebastian Shaw. She was his right-hand woman and represented Shaw in places he was not able to go. Emma protected Shaw and carried out his devious plans. In her mind she believed she was doing what was right for mutantkind. Other members of the Hellfire Club included Riptide, Azazel, and Angel Salvadore. Representing Shaw in Russia, Emma was captured by a CIA team led by Charles Xavier and Erik Lehnsherr. She was then taken to a CIA holding center. She was then freed from the holding by Magneto and his first Brotherhood of Mutants.

X-Men: Days of Future Past

During a harsh confrontation between Charles Xavier and Magneto on a plane, Erik reproached over the death of Azazel, Angel, Emma and Banshee.

In the future, a Sentinel used Emma's diamond shapeshifting ability, strongly hinting that Trask experimented on her for her DNA.

Powers and Abilities

Emma, a platinum haired beauty and close ally of Sebastian Shaw, is a telepath who possess a diamond-like skin that is really strong. It is shown to be bullet-proof and grant her super strength while in that form, but it could have been shattered when Magneto strangled her with metal. Like Charles Xavier, she can project her thoughts and will into another's mind. In First Class, it is implied that she might be stronger than Xavier but this takes place before the first X-Men movie, where he was a lot more powerful. In her diamond form, she is protected from the mental probes of others, like Xavier. She can also create illusions in another person's mind. Her weakness is that if she is shattered in diamond form, she cannot turn back to regular form. She showed that she was able to create an illusion in a Soviet General's mind that he was caressing and kissing her, when in reality he was simply hugging and kissing the air.

Behind the Scenes

  • Alice Eve was originally announced to play Emma Frost but a deal couldn't be reached and January Jones was cast instead.
  • It was said by conspiracy theorists that she worked with Mystique to frame Magneto for the assassination of JFK.


  • Earth-10005 (1 film)


  • When Bryan Singer was still slated to direct the third installment of the X-Men film series the role of Emma Frost was intended for Sigourney Weaver. After Singer left the project in favor of making Superman Returns, the character was dropped completely.
  • In 2006, a movie based on Emma Frost was being considered with director David O. Russell as a potential spin-off from the X-Men movie franchise.
  • In the comic books and various animated versions, Emma Frost was depicted with an English accent, but this accent is not present in X-Men: First Class.


X-Men: First Class: The High Hand

X-Men: First Class

See Also


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