A new X-Men film will be out in theaters that will focus on Jean Grey as the Dark Phoenix, and the trailer has been released!
Watch it below:
Dark Phoenix will be based on The Dark Phoenix Saga, a story arc from the X-Men Universe that sees mutant Jean Grey be overwhelmed by the Phoenix Force, described as “an immortal and immutable manifestation of the universal force of life and passion.” As the Dark Phoenix, Grey becomes evil and sets out for destruction. The arc is considered a classic and is one of the most well-known storyline in comics history.
The film will star Game of Thrones‘ Sophie Turner as Grey, and she will be joined by James McAvoy as Charles X. Xavier, Michael Fassbender as Magneto, Jennifer Lawrence as Mystique, Nicholas Hoult as the Beast, Tye Sheridan as Cyclops, Alexandra Shipp as Storm, Kodi Smit-McPhee as Nightcrawler, Evan Peters as Quicksilver, and Jessica Chastain as a member of the Shi’ar race.
There are also rumors that this film will be the entry of the X-Men into the Marvel Cinematic Universe, ever since it was announced that Disney, which handles Marvel Studios, merged with Fox, which handles the X-Men franchise. This rumor began when Dark Phoenix was delayed and had to undergo massive reshoots, presumably to fit in with the MCU storyline. Rumor has it that the X-Men and the Avengers will meet for House of M, a Marvel story arc featuring characters from both franchises.
Again, these are just rumors.
Dark Phoenix will be screened starting February 14, 2019.
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