Dark Phoenix Trailer Proves The Old X-Men Film Series Still Has Some Moves Left

by Erik Amaya


While it seems as though the Fox X-Men film series in its last hours, the new trailer for Dark Phoenix tries to prove there is still gas in the tank. That said, it’s use of “The End” makes a very pointed comment about the future.

Many of the previous film’s cast returns, including James McAvoy as Professor X, Kodi Smit-McPhee as Nightcrawler, Alexandra Shipp as Storm and Jennifer Lawrence as Mystique. Together, they face a familiar threat when Jean Grey’s (Sophie Turner) powers begin to manifest as the Phoenix Force, a cosmic entity with a lot of baggage and a handful of aliens looking to end its existence. Will this prove to be the X-Men’s last stand before their world becomes the concern of another cinematic universe?

X-Men: Dark Phoenix opens on February 14th, 2019.

Erik Amaya

Host of Tread Perilously and a Film/TV Writer at Comicon.com and Rotten Tomatoes. A former staff writer at CBR and Bleeding Cool, and a contributing writer at Fanbase Press and Monkeys Fighting Robots. Voice of Puppet Tommy on The Room Responds. A seeker of the Seastone Chair and the owner of a Legion Flight Ring. Sorted into Gryffindor, which came as some surprise.

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