Watch an Evil Jean Gray Battle it Out With the X-Men in the First ‘Dark Phoenix’ Trailer

Source: Fox

The next installment in the X-Men series is coming February 2019

One of the most iconic X-Men storylines, The Dark Phoenix Saga, is coming to theaters next year.

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The production company 20th Century Fox has released the first trailer for Dark Phoenix, the fourth movie in the never-ending X-Men series. The trailer was premiered on The Late Late Show with James Corden on Wednesday (September 27th.)

In the trailer, we see what happens when one of the X-Men’s own, Jean Gray (played by Sophie Turner) turns evil. In the trailer we see all of the favorites from the previous movies return, including  Professor X (James McAvoy), Magneto (Michael Fassbender), and Mystique (Jennifer Lawrence).

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The movie will be based on the 1980 Dark Phoenix comics, where Jean Gray absorbs the powers of a cosmic force and becomes the Dark Phoenix.

Dark Phoenix, which was written and directed by newcomer Simon Kinberg, comes out on February 14th 2019. Check out the first trailer below.

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