The first official plot details for X-Men: Dark Phoenix confirm that Jean Grey (Sophie Turner) becomes the Phoenix after the X-Men take an ill-fated trip into outer space. X-Men: Days of Future Past and X-Men: Apocalypse screenwriter Simon Kinberg is both writing and directing Dark Phoenix, in addition to serving as producer. Kinberg had previously adapted elements of the Phoenix Saga for the big screen with his script for 2006’s X-Men: The Last Stand. However, Dark Phoenix aims to do justice by that famous comic book storyline by bringing it to life as a full blown intergalactic, if also grounded, mutant adventure.

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