There is so much coming out this year you probably forgot that the next instalment of the rebooted X-Men franchise is coming out this year and less than 6 months away. But even with Captain Marvel next week and Infinity War part 2 shortly Fox just dropped a new Dark Phoenix trailer that you won’t forget.
Following the X-Men reboot that started with X-Men First Class the now 4th movie (if we start counting again after the X-Men 3 which also had some Dark Phoenix) the new film Dark Phoenix is based on the comic storyline by the same name. But unlike the X-Men Last Stand version from 2006 this looks to not shy away from the cosmic roots.
Possibly the last chapter with the Fox/Disney merger allowing the X-Men to be folded back into the MCU, the trailer sets up the movie is playing for keeps teasing major character death right up front. While the trailer definitely shows Jean Grey going full Phoenix route, something teased at the end of X-Men: Apocalypse, we are much more interested in the Space parts shown early on which may tease this Phoenix will have ties to the Phalanx (the alien race who worship the Phoenix Force which is considered more powerful than even the Infinity Gauntlet in the Marvel Comics).
You can watch the full trailer below which you are going to want to do full screen on the largest screen you can find but then tell us what do you think? Do you think this is the end of the Fox/X-Men Cinematic Universe? What other X-Men story lines would you like to see? Will there be a resolution for the Essex Corporation/Mr Sinister plot line that you might have forgotten was part of the last after credits sequence? Tell us in the comments down below!
X-Men Dark Phoenix will be in Australian Cinemas from June 6th