Posted Wed Feb 27, 2019 at 10:00 PM PST by Steven Cohen
Marvel's mutant superheroes will face their greatest threat in June.
20th Century Fox has released a new trailer for Dark Phoenix. The film is now poised to be the studio's final entry in the main X-Men film series before Disney and Marvel Studios take the reins of the franchise. Following a couple of delays, the movie is now set to hit theaters on June 7, 2019.
In Dark Phoenix, the X-Men face their most formidable and powerful foe: one of their own, Jean Grey. During a rescue mission in space, Jean is nearly killed when she is hit by a mysterious cosmic force. Once she returns home, this force not only makes her infinitely more powerful, but far more unstable. Wrestling with this entity inside her, Jean unleashes her powers in ways she can neither comprehend nor contain. With Jean spiraling out of control, and hurting the ones she loves most, she begins to unravel the very fabric that holds the X-Men together. Now, with this family falling apart, they must find a way to unite -- not only to save Jean's soul, but to save our very planet from aliens who wish to weaponize this force and rule the galaxy.
Check out the new trailer below!
Dark Phoenix comes from writer/director Simon Kinberg. Kinberg also serves as a producer, along with Hutch Parker, Lauren Shuler Donner, and Todd Hallowell. The cast includes James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Nicholas Hoult, Sophie Turner, Tye Sheridan, Alexandra Shipp, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Evan Peters, and Jessica Chastain.
Other upcoming films in 20th Century Fox's X-Men franchise include The New Mutants from director Josh Boone. The film stars Anya Taylor-Joy, Maisie Williams, and Alice Braga, and is set to premiere on August 2, 2019.
Source: 20th Century Fox (YouTube)
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