Jean Grey is Literally Falling Apart in the First Look at X-Men: Dark Phoenix

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Entertainment Weekly has released its First Look issue, sharing sneak peeks at everything from Fantastic Beasts 2 to The Incredibles 2. But the cover star is Jean Grey (Sophie Turner), looking positively incendiary as the mutant’s galactically powerful alter ego Phoenix. As well she should, seeing as it took nearly a year of post-production to bring Phoenix to life.

“I wanted the post time to deliver on the nuance of the visual effects, not just the scale of them,” writer-director Simon Kinberg explains in the cover story. “That takes time.” It’s a fitting quote for Kinberg, who first attempted to translate this iconic plotline (based in part on Chris Claremont’s comic book arc) to the big screen in 2006’s X-Men: The Last Stand… but we all know how that went. Now, over a decade later, he gets another chance.

While we haven’t gotten an official synopsis for X-Men: ...

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