Dark Phoenix was not the X-Men movie that moviegoers were looking forward to: Critics showed that with a 22% Rotten Tomatoes score, while audiences demonstrated that both in exits (B- CinemaScore, lowest ever for the franchise, and an awful 69% positive on PostTrak) and with their wallets, only spending $33M stateside, the lowest debut ever for the Fox/Marvel […]
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Just in time for your rainy day needs, it’s a brand new trailer for “Dark Phoenix,” and it’s full of cosmic, destroyer-of-worlds action — and crying in the rain. Watch it above.Pretty intense! And uh, sure looks like the trailer wants you to think that Jean Grey (Sophie Turner) is gonna murder Mystique (Jennifer Lawrence). Watch out, J-Law! There are also some pretty cool shots in this one — especially of Nightcrawler (Kodi Smit-McPhee), and Storm’s (Alexandra Shipp) lightning.For those who don’t know, the film is based on the highly celebrated and influential “X-Men” storyline of the same name by Chris Claremont and John Byrne, as detailed in “Uncanny X-Men” 101-108 (1976-1977) and “Uncanny X-Men” 129-138 (1980). In that story, Jean Grey merges with a cosmic entity that embodies the universal energy of creation and destruction, giving her vastly enhanced psychic abilities that transform her into “Dark Phoenix,” a genocidal force of unimaginable power.Also Read: 'Captain Marvel' Super Bowl Trailer Blasts Off Into Space (Video)It gets worse from there, involving (spoiler) intervention by an alliance of interstellar empires, and the tragic death of Jean. But don’t worry — comics hardcores know Jean is later revealed to be innocent, and still alive. (It’s weird — look, comics are weird, guys).The film was written and directed by Simon Kinberg, and also stars Jessica Chastain, Michael Fassbender, Tye Sheridan, Olivia Munn, James McAvoy, Nicholas Hoult, and Evan Peters.Also Read: New 'Captain Marvel' TV Spot Introduces a Major Future Marvel Superhero (Video)It hits theaters June 7. Meantime, check out the colorful poster below:Read original story ‘Dark Phoenix': Jean Grey Cries in the Rain (and Destroys Lots of Property) in New Trailer (Video) At TheWrap
Fox has set new release dates for several of its upcoming films — “Alita: Battle Angel,” “Dark Phoenix,” and “Gambit” — and announced an untitled Deadpool release. Coming Dec. 21, the new “Deadpool” film is believed to be a PG-13 version of “Deadpool 2” with potentially new footage shot for its release, insiders tell Variety. […]