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A Look at the X-Men Legacy in a New Video for X-Men Day


Today is X-Men Day and tickets are now on sale! To celebrate, Disney’s 20th Century Fox has debuted a new featurette titled “The X-Men Legacy,” which looks at the entire franchise and includes cast members from all the movies.

For X-Men Day, IMAX and RealD have also revealed exclusive posters, which you can check out in the gallery below. IMAX also announced today that fans can experience Dark Phoenix first exclusively in IMAX theatres nationwide with early showtimes beginning at 6pm on June 6. And as an added bonus, all fans attending the first 6pm IMAX showtimes will receive a special Dark Phoenix commemorative gold keychain.

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.

Dark Phoenix stars James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Nicholas Hoult, Sophie Turner, Tye Sheridan, Alexandra Shipp, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Evan Peters, and Jessica Chastain.

The film was written and directed by Simon Kinberg, and produced by Kinberg, Hutch Parker, Lauren Shuler Donner, and Todd Hallowell.

Mirko Parlevliet
Mirko Parlevliet has been reporting on the entertainment industry since 1998 and founded to cover movie, TV, video game, music, and theme park news.