X-Men Dark Phoenix is the 21st Century Fox’s final X-Men movie and is written and directed by Simon Kinberg.
In Dark Phoenix, Jean Grey comes in contact with the cosmic Phoenix Force, which releases all the memories that kept Jean’s power in check by Professor Charles Xavier when Jean was still a little girl. X-Men and Magneto try to stop the threat to the world Jean has become while Jean is manipulated by an alien shapeshifter who wants to use the Phoenix Force to take over the earth.
Be Warned – Major Spoilers ahead for X-Men Dark Phoenix.
The main characters and cast for Dark Phoenix is as follows –
- Jean Grey (Sophie Turner) – Jean Grey a member of the X-Men, is the main character of the cast. Jean gets in contact with Phoenix Force in a rescue mission in outer space, which increases her power, but Jean becomes more and more unstable as she grows powerful.
- Charles Xavier aka Professor X (James McAvoy) – Charles Xavier is the leader of the X-Men and is a psychic. He is the headmaster for the school for mutants. Charles is confronted with his actions and how his decision to put up barriers in Jean’s mind has affected the turn of events in Dark Phoenix.
- Raven Darkholme aka Mystique (Jennifer Lawrence) – Mystique is the shapeshifter in the X-Men roster. She is one of the oldest friends of Professor X. She tries to live a different life with Beast (Nicholas Hoult), but that didn’t go well.
- Scott Summers aka Cyclops (Tye Sheridan) – Scott can emit laser beam from his eyes. He is Jean’s boyfriend, and after she runs off, Scott takes charge to bring her back home.
- Ororo Monroe aka Storm (Alexandra Shipp) – Storm was found by Apocalypse and was a member of Four Horsemen. Storm joins X-Men after Apocalypse was defeated. The storm has the power to control the weather, and she is one of the powerful X-Men who has a chance of stopping Jean Grey.
- Peter Maximoff aka Quicksilver (Evan Peters) – Quicksilver is the son of Magneto, and is a speedster. He joined X-Men after the events of X-Men: Apocalypse. He is one of the younger members of X-Men.
- Hank McCoy aka Beast (Nicholas Hoult) – Hank can now revert to human form from his mutated form at will. He is one of the most loyal friends of Professor X and loves Mystique. Professor X’s decisions of the past make him rethink and question his idol for the first time.
- Kurt Wagner aka Nightcrawler (Kodi Smit-McPhee) – Kurt is the teleporter and joined X-Men after X-Men: Apocalypse. His powers are also a significant need to stop Jean.
- Erik Lensherr aka Magneto (Michael Fassbender) – Magneto is an internationally known mutant criminal who is now a vital member of the team trying to stop Jean. He is also one of the oldest friends of Professor X and has known Jean since she was a child.
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