The main focus of the flashback scene is the relationship between Jean Gray (Sophie Turner) and Professor Charles Xavier (James McAvoy). In the past, when Jean was a child, the two had known each other. Before then they met again at a special mutant school: Xavier’s School for Gifted Youngsters.
The conflict in this film will be built when Jean Gray experiences an incident in outer space. In 1992. About 10 years after the events of the previous X-Men films. The accident will affect his relationship with the superpowers he previously had.
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The incident earlier made the mutant with telepathic and telekinetic abilities unstable. In fact, The Beast, aka Dr. Henry McCoy (Nicholas Hoult), looks to be shocked when he diagnoses Jean Grey’s condition.
According to Sophie Turner, the Phoenix concept, in fact, was introduced in the ending of the previous X-Men film. Even if it’s only vaguely visible. That is, when Jean Grey’s telekinetic abilities are out of control. Which, in the end, destroyed the Apocalypse. Who is the main villain in the film.
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Sansa the Spoiled Sweet actor in the super popular series Game of Thrones explained that Jean couldn’t control her powers. He really had to stop. Or let the dark energy spiral out of control.
What’s also interesting, from the trailer accompanied by the opening song titled The End by The Doors, there is a scene where the X-Men members are mourning. In the rain, the mutants surrounded the recently sealed burial ground. However, I don’t know who died.
In X-Men: Apocalypse, fans are saddened by Havok’s death. aka Alex Summers. Played by Lucas Till. Likewise in the film Logan (2017). The success of making the fans superbaper. With the death of two favorite characters: Professor X (Sir Patrick Stewart) and Wolverine (Hugh Jackman).
What makes you confused and curious, who else will be the X-Men member who will end his history in this Dark Phoenix film? Many fans suspect, the character is Mystique. Played by Oscar-winning sexy actress: Jennifer Lawrence.
According to Simon Kinberg, Mystique always appears in X-Men films. He had great influence and played a key role. In the early trilogy, the shape-shifting mutant was depicted as an antagonist. Who teamed up with Magneto (Ian McKellen).
However, in the reboot version, to be precise, since the film X-Men: First Class (2011), the figure whose real name is Raven Darkholme becomes the protagonist. Mystique is described as more human. He became Professor X’s confidant in educating young mutants.
Then, what about Magneto himself? At the end of the film X-Men: Apocalypse, the mutant rebel figure played by Michael Fassbender chose to separate. He left the X-Men team led by Professor X.
From the trailer for the Dark Phoenix film, Magneto is seen living alone. Secluded in a secluded place. Then he was visited by Jean Grey. The one who judged Magneto the same as him. Both have super powers, but are considered destructive and dangerous by other mutants.
According to director Simon Kinberg, the location where Magneto retired was Genosha. An island built especially for mutants. Which became the forerunner of their place to live safely and well.