That puts Sophie Turner front and center as Jean Grey, and judging by both the trailer and these images, this is going to be one of the most dramatic X-Men movies yet. And with the trailer implying that the Phoenix Force will lead to catastrophe, it feels like this new film is just running the same motions, even though the casts for these films are always strong. In fact, the Dark Phoenix Saga was previously touched on in X-Men: The Last Stand.
Dark Phoenix is due to arrive in cinemas in February 2019. Take a closer look at the trailer with 50 Dark Phoenix images below, and sound off with your own thoughts in the comments.
We also get a look at Jessica Chastain's character, a shapeshifter now known only as "Smith", who seems to be taking a role in guiding Jean towards her darker impulses, perhaps (roughly) inspired by Mastermind's similar role in the comics story.
Are you excited for Dark Phoenix?
We will have a more thorough breakdown of the trailer later, but for now, I have to say that looks like it could be promising. She later became the Black Queen of the Hellfire Club's New York City chapter, bringing her into conflict with the X-Men and the young students of Charles Xavier's School for Gifted Youngsters, the New Mutants.
It's a moment of unfortunate meta commentary up there with the, "Hey at least we can all agree that the third movie in the trilogy is the worst one" from 2016's risible X-Men: Apocalypse.
In the movie, Jean Grey (Turner) is almost killed after being hit by a cosmic force.
Selene, in particular, will undoubtedly be familiar to longtime X-Men fans, as she's been a recurring foe of the mutant heroes, and their allies, since her introduction in 1983.
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