Theatrical premiere: November 2, 2018 (United States)
Starring: James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Nicholas Hoult, Tye Sheridan, Sophie Turner, Alexandra Shipp, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Evan Peters, and Jessica Chastain.
X-Men: Dark Phoenix
Director: Simon Kinberg
Screenwriter: Simon Kinberg
Set in the 1990s, a decade after the events of X-Men: Apocalypse, the film adapts “The Dark Phoenix Saga” comic storyline, seeing Jean Grey lose control of her abilities as the Dark Phoenix, forcing the X-Men to fight her while the alien empress Lilandra seeks to capture and destroy her.
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“X-Men: Dark Phoenix” Cast
James McAvoy as Charles Xavier: A mutant pacifist and the world’s most powerful telepath, he founded Xavier’s School for Gifted Youngsters.
Michael Fassbender as Erik Lehnsherr / Magneto: A powerful mutant who can control magnetic fields and manipulate metal, he is Xavier’s best friend and often rival.
Jennifer Lawrence as Raven Darkhölme / Mystique: A shape-shifting mutant and Xavier’s adopted sister.
Nicholas Hoult as Hank McCoy / Beast: A mutant with a beastly appearance and superhuman physical abilities, he is a teacher at Xavier’s School.
Tye Sheridan as Scott Summers / Cyclops: A mutant who fires concussive optic beams.
Sophie Turner as Jean Grey / Dark Phoenix: An extremely powerful mutant with telepathic and telekinetic powers, one of Xavier’s most prized students.
Alexandra Shipp as Ororo Munroe / Storm: An African mutant orphan who can control the weather.
Kodi Smit-McPhee as Kurt Wagner / Nightcrawler: A German teleporting mutant.
Evan Peters as Peter Maximoff / Quicksilver: Magneto’s son, a mutant who can move at Hypersonic speed.
Olivia Munn as Psylocke: A mutant with telepathic and telekinetic abilities, as well as being able to create weapons out of psionic energy.
Ato Essandoh as Jones
Film stills from “X-Men: Dark Phoenix”
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