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 'X-Men: Dark Phoenix' Has Dropped Its First Teaser

Written By Diyali Banerjee | Mumbai | Published:


  • The makers of 'X-Men: Dark Phoenix' has dropped the first teaser on YouTube
  • On Wednesday, September 26, the 20th Century Fox released a short clip from the much-anticipated X-Men venture that is speculated to depict the journey of the powerful mutant Jean Grey

The makers of 'X-Men: Dark Phoenix' dropped its first teaser on YouTube on Wednesday, September 26. 20th Century Fox released the short preview from the much-anticipated X-Men venture that is speculated to depict the journey of the powerful mutant Jean Grey. The trailer showcases how the X-Men had to face Jean's Phonex powers after a mission to space goes wrong. 

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Set in 1992, nearly a decade after the events of 'X-Men: Apocalypse', the X-Men in this upcoming venture are considered as national heroes. When a solar flare hits them during a rescue mission in space, Jean Grey loses control of her abilities and unleashes the Phoenix.

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Jean who accidentally caused a car crash as a child, grew up to being a young woman with limitless cosmic powers. Being an Omega-level mutant with the physical manifestation of the cosmic Phoenix Force, she is one of the strongest mutant the 'X-Men' series has ever witnessed. In the trailer, several X-men characters including Cyclops, Mystique, Beast, Storm, and Nightcrawler are seen coming together as a malevolent, power-hungry force takes over Jean Grey's mind.

Describing Jene's character, Professor X in the trailer says, "She's all rage, pain, and it's all coming out at once."

Here's the trailer:

The upcoming film is the twelfth instalment of the X-Men film series. Previously, Jean Grey's character has been featured in several other X-Men movies including, 'X-Men' 'X2: X-Men United' 'X-Men: The Last Stand' 'The Wolverine' 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' and 'X-Men: Apocalypse'.  

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In the upcoming venture, Sophie Turner takes up the role of Jean Grey/ Phoenix. Tye Sheridan will be featured as Scott Summers / Cyclops, Jennifer Lawrence as Raven Darkhölme / Mystique, Nicholas Hoult as Hank McCoy / Beast, Alexandra Shipp as Storm, Kodi Smit-McPhee as Kurt Wagner / Nightcrawler, and Evan Peters as Peter Maximoff / Quicksilver among others. Also, the movie stars Michael Fassbender as Erik Lehnsherr / Magneto and James McAvoy as Charles Xavier. 

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Based on Marvel Comics' 'The Dark Phoenix Saga', the superhero flick is scripted by directed by Simon Kinberg and is scheduled to hit the silver screen on February 14, 2019.