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'Dark Phoenix' gets a stylish comic book poster

There’s a new poster for the upcoming “X-Men” sequel “Dark Phoenix” and it’s one that celebrates the film’s comic book roots. The below “Fenix Negra” design debuted at CCXP, Brazil’s major Comic-Con event:

Dark Phoenix is the new X-Men movie. Check out the comic book poster.

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.

Written and directed by Simon Kinberg, “Dark Phoenix” stars James McAvoy as Professor Charles Xavier, Michael Fassbender as Magneto, Jennifer Lawrence as Mystique, Nicholas Hoult as Beast, Sophie Turner as Phoenix, Tye Sheridan as Cyclops, Alexandra Shipp as Storm, Kodi Smit-McPhee as Nightcrawler, Evan Peters as Quicksilver, and Jessica Chastain in a still unrevealed mystery role as the storyline’s central antagonist.

A 20th Century Fox release, “Dark Phoenix” opens in theaters June 7, 2019.


Silas Lesnick is the Senior Editor of Moviebill. He has been covering entertainment news out of Los Angeles for more than a decade. You can reach him via e-mail or on Twitter.

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