Unlike the steady stream of good storytelling of many of Marvel comics movie franchises, the X-Men series pretty much has been hit of miss over the years from “Excellent” to “Are you kidding me?” With today’s release of the final trailer for next chapter, Dark Phoenix, it is hard to tell what end of the spectrum the film will land on, but one thing is for sure – it is intense!
According to a press release from 20th Century Fox, the final trailer for the new film was first presented to superfans and “Now that they have received it, we can share it with you!”
Synopsis of Dark Phoenix
“This is the story of one of the X-Men’s most beloved characters, Jean Grey, as she evolves into the iconic Dark Phoenix. During a life-threatening rescue mission in space, Jean is hit by a cosmic force that transforms her into one of the most powerful mutants of all. Wrestling with this increasingly unstable power as well as her own personal demons, Jean spirals out of control, tearing the X-Men family apart and threatening to destroy the very fabric of our planet. The film is the most intense and emotional X-Men movie ever made. It is the culmination of 20 years of X-Men movies, as the family of mutants that we’ve come to know and love must face their most devastating enemy yet — one of their own.”
Directed by Simon Kinberg, Dark Phoenix stars James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Nicholas Hoult, Sophie Turner, Tye Sheridan, Alexandra Shipp, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Evan Peters, and Jessica Chastain. The music is scored by composer Hans Zimmer. The movie opens on June 7, 2019.
(Featured Image: 20th Century Fox)
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