X-Men: Dark Phoenix is all go at Fox Studios! Simon Kinberg is confirmed as director, and the studio has set the release date for Friday 2nd November 2018. Jennifer Lawrence, Michael Fassbender, James McAvoy, Nicholas Hoult, Alexandra Shipp, Sophie Turner, Tye Sheridan, and Kodi Smit-McPhee are all reprising their roles from X-Men: Apocalypse . Jessica Chastain is in talk to join the cast as the main villain, Shi’ar Empress Lilandra which is fantastic casting and hopefully she will take the role and it looks like the X-Men are introducing the cosmic universe.
Simon Kinberg is producing with Hutch Parker and Lauren Shuler Donner.
Kinberg has been a producer on the spinoff Deadpool and its currently shooting sequel, as well as X-Men: The New Mutants and X-Men: First Class.
This film will be an adaption of “The Dark Phoenix Saga” which is an X-Men storyline in the fictional Marvel Comics Universe, focusing on Jean Grey and the Phoenix Force.
It was written by Chris Claremont with art by Dave Cockrum and John Byrne.