Hellfire Club
Hellfire Club in X-Roads
Members Sebastian Shaw
Emma Frost
Janos Quested
Angel Salvadore
Appeared in X-Men: First Class
The Gifted
Actors Kevin Bacon
January Jones
Álex González
Jason Flemyng
Zoë Kravitz
The Hellfire Club, also known as the Inner Circle, are a mutant terrorist organization. They were led by Sebastian Shaw who played an important role in the politics of the early 1960s.


X-Men: First Class

The Hellfire Club has appeared in the film, as the main antagonists. This version of the Hellfire Club is led by Sebastian Shaw and Emma Frost, with Azazel, Riptide and Angel Salvadore as the main other members. Their main goal is to start World War III in order to wipe out the human race from Earth, allowing the mutants to rise up and take over it as the survivor race. However in a confrontation with the newly formed X-Men; Shaw is killed and many of its members (Emma Frost, Azazel, Riptide and Angel) join Magneto and Mystique in his new group, the Brotherhood of Mutants.

X2: X-Men United

As an expert of the Mutant Affair, Dr. Hank McCoy appears in a TV show along with "Mr. Shaw", who is presumably Sebastian Shaw or a descendant, debating on the necessity of registration of the mutant population. McCoy declares that a registration act is not a plausible solution and defends the rights of the mutants, as well as proposing a peaceful way of cohabitation between mutants and humans.

The Gifted

"threat of eXtinction"

Andrea and Andreas von Strucker joined the Hellfire Club in the early 60s. The organization was seemingly disbanded after being run off by the X-Men. The Frost sisters are apparently a member. After the assassination of Dr. Campbell and senator Montez. Lorna, Sage, Andy and Fade left the Mutant Underground and joined the Hellfire Club.

Known members

Former members


X-Men: First Class

The Gifted

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