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By Borys Kit, The Hollywood Reporter
Also coming on board the movie, which is beginning production in Montreal this week, is Lamar Johnson, one of the stars of the BAFTA Award-winning Canadian show The Next Step.
Dark Phoenix is bringing back the recent mainstays of the X-Men franchise — Jennifer Lawrence, Michael Fassbender, James McAvoy, and Nicholas Hoult — as well as reuniting the younger actors of Apocalypse —Sophie Turner, Alexandra Shipp, Tye Sheridan, and Kodi Smit-McPhee — as it adapts a key storyline from the X-Men comics.
Longtime X-Men steward Simon Kinberg is writing and making his directorial debut with the movie, which is slated to open Nov. 2, 2018.
Peters' Quicksilver was not part of the story when it was first told in the comic book medium, but the character has become an audience favorite with his appearances in the two previous X-Men movies.
Johnson's character is being kept under wraps.
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