X-Men: Chronicles is a Netflix series based on the X-Men characters created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby of Marvel Comics. This series will stand on its own. It follows the X-Men, a group of mutants dealing with mutant-related conflicts, since mutants have been seen as dangerous by humans. The series sticks close to the comics, while also introducing new elements. The series consists of five seasons, each consisting of 13 episodes.

This is Season 1 of the series, titled Evolution.


(Cast is as of 2015)

Main Cast

  • Jensen Ackles as Cyclops / Scott Summers: a mutant who can shoot powerful energy blasts from his eyes, the leader of the X-Men
  • David Hayter as Wolverine / Logan: a mutant with regenerative healing abilities and bone claws
  • Summer Glau as Firefly / "Claire": a mutant who can control light energy and control visibility, a new original character created for the series
  • Rosario Dawson as Storm / Ororo Munroe: a mutant who can control the weather
  • Josh Keaton as Iceman / Bobby Drake: a mutant with ice creation powers
  • Ashley Johnson as Rogue / Anna Marie: a mutant who can temporarily absorb the powers of other mutants but can injure humans in a single touch from her skin
  • Katee Sackoff as Jean Grey: a telepathic and telekinetic mutant
  • Roger Craig Smith as Beast / Dr. Hank McCoy: a mutant whose body is in a beastly form
  • Steven Blum as Professor X / Charles Xavier: a telepathic mutant idealist, the founder of the X-Men and head of Xavier's School for Gifted Youngsters

Recurring / Supporting Cast


  • Angel / Warren Worthington III: a mutant with giant bird wings, the son of the current U.S president
  • Colossus / Piotr Rasputin: a mutant who can turn his muscular body into a metallic form
  • Shadowcat / Kitty Pryde: a mutant who can phase through any object
  • Nightcrawler / Kurt Wagner: a blue-skinned devil-looking mutant who can teleport
  • Forge / Frank McCoy: a human who works for the X-Men as the technician, the biological son of Beast
  • Jubilee / Jubilation Lee: a mutant who can create colorful energy blasts

Brotherhood of Mutants

  • Magneto / Erik Lensherr: an extremist mutant who can control metal, the leader of the Brotherhood of Mutants
  • Mystique / Raven Darkholme: a mutant who can shape-shift and change her appearance to look like other humans or mutants
  • Sabretooth / Victor Creed: a mutant with sabretooth claws and regenerative healing abilities, Wolverine's biological brother
  • Juggernaut / Cain Marko: a mutant with super-strength
  • Pyro / John Allerdyce: a mutant who can manipulate fire
  • Toad / Mortimer Toynbee: a toad-like mutant


  • Moira MacTaggert: a scientist / CIA agent who studies mutation and gives the X-Men their missions, the wife of Professor X
  • William Stryker: a political / military figure who wants to weaponize mutants for his own intentions
  • Senator Robert Kelly: a U.S senator who despises mutants
  • President Warren Worthington II: the current U.S president, Angel's father


No. Title
1 Gifted - Part 1
Plot The X-Men must prevent the Brotherhood of Mutants from assassinating the president, unaware that someone from their past has returned.
2 Gifted - Part 2
Plot After a failed assassination attempt that puts the president in a coma, Senator Robert Kelly accuses the X-Men for the crime. Meanwhile, Rogue makes a bold decision.
3 First Class
Plot After joining the X-Men, Rogue struggles to fit in at the school, while Wolverine recalls his first experience of being part of the X-Men.
4 Cursed
Plot The X-Men attempt to track down a young mutant, who the Brotherhood of Mutants has a particular interest in, while Rogue attempts to find the whereabouts of the president's mutant son.
5 Weapon X
Plot Wolverine discovers that someone from his past is coming back for him, as Firefly finally reveals what has happened to her after being thought dead.
6 Second Class
Plot The X-Men decide to train a "Second Class" of X-Men, unaware that there is a threat that requires the attention of both classes of X-Men.
7 Stryker - Part 1
Plot Wolverine finally confronts William Stryker, a military figure who plans to weaponize mutants, after leaving him years before.
8 Stryker - Part 2
Plot The X-Men must prevent Stryker from unleashing his weaponized mutants against them, while Wolverine contemplates leaving the X-Men.
9 Danger
Plot Unsure on whether he should leave the X-Men, Wolverine takes a "vacation", only to be targeted by the Brotherhood. Meanwhile, the Second Class X-Men are put to the test in the Danger Room.
10 Angels
Plot Angel is tasked with clearing accusations against the X-Men, after Senator Kelly mistakes Mystique for a member of the X-Men.
11 Demons
Plot When the X-Men realize they are being watched by the Brotherhood, they must locate their place of operations, while Mystique makes a shocking revelation.
12 Brotherhood - Part 1
Plot Magneto finally begins his plans to take down humans, with many of the X-Men imprisoned the Brotherhood, with only the Second Class X-Men to help fight back.
13 Brotherhood - Part 2
Plot With the X-Men back together, they must finish what the Brotherhood has started, while Professor X confronts Magneto, before it is too late.
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