At the start of the movie, the Phoenix Force has been traversing the cosmos for untold eons, with entire worlds destroyed in a blaze of Phoenix fire. At the end of the series, saw Jean transforming into the when he was under 's control. Does this make him a total jerk? Xavier was killed in X-Men: The Last Stand, surviving by placing his mind in another body, and yet he was back to normal - complete with crippling injuries - in. Beast Nicolas Hoult and Magneto Michael Fassbender , enraged by the loss of Mystique, decide that Jean is too dangerous to live. They've tweaked the participating heroes and villains and shifted plot developments around from film to film. According to Shooter, Claremont out of frustration suggested that they kill off Jean completely. Technically, Dark Phoenix won't be the last Fox-produced X-Men movie.
The ending of the story was a matter of intense controversy with the editorial staff. I closed my eyes to small mistakes and forgave them anything. Sometimes it meant they just couldn't figure out how to make a story work; they'd been attempting to set up or introduce the since , but never quite managed to pull it off. The original ending ultimately saw print in 1984 in Phoenix: The Untold Story. This is par for the course whenever a classic written work is adapted for a visual medium and even with an extensive cinematic universe having been established by earlier movies, there was no way to include every aspect of the original storyline in a single film. Arriving with the rest of the X-Men in Cairo to rescue Professor X from Apocalypse and prevent him from triggering a nuclear Armageddon, Jean initially takes a restrained role in the final battle, leaving her teammates to confront Apocalypse physically while Professor X faces the villain on the astral plane.
The second is that the President calling the X-Men into action effectively establishes them as publicly-known heroes, who are no longer fighting to defend a world that hates and fears them - a marked contrast from earlier movies in the franchise. The success of , the first comic book movie to earn a Best Screenplay Oscar nomination, and , the money-printing meta riff on superhero tropes, should have given Kinberg some wiggle room to serve up a daring, cosmic take on one of the most beloved storylines in the history of comics. Everything looks cheap from the costumes to the decorations. Nobody gets to do that. Xavier orders the X-Men to subdue Jean to preempt Lilandra's emergency measure. Unsurprisingly, this has caused major problems for the X-Men franchise over the years.
Once she returns home, this force not only makes her infinitely more powerful, but far more unstable. Under the identity of Jason Wyngarde, he begins to seduce Jean. That prison had become the Earth, and from its cell the Phoenix had influenced human evolution in order to create the perfect host, a being who could contain it and allow it to escape. It's confusing for those expecting a familiar take on Jean Grey and the Phoenix, but audiences will have to just forget what they knew about the character's fiery beginnings as they watch Marvel's Merry Mutants go on one last ride in Dark Phoenix. Jean Grey is still empowered following a trip into space and gives up her life to save the universe, but what happens in between those two points is an entirely different story. However, as Apocalypse begins to overwhelm Professor X and the rest of the team, the X-Men founder calls to Jean to finally embrace her true potential and destroy Apocalypse with her latent telekinetic power. Is ' Dark Phoenix' the last X-Men movie? There was even released in October of 2017.
Does anyone involved with the X-Men franchise know what to do with the X-Men franchise? Taking this as a creative challenge, all three then-fans decided to come up with their own resurrection scenario. Many of Logan's fans consider Uncanny X-Men 133, in which Wolverine fights a one-man war through the Hellfire Club's headquarters to save his teammates , to be one of the greatest Wolverine stories of all time. Because of this, comparison of the original and published versions of X-Men 137 reveals numerous differences in the script with no connection to the ending; for instance, in the original version of the day of rest, the individual X-Men are each thinking of their own personal issues, while the published version shows them reflecting on their decision to protect Jean. In 1985, Jim Shooter greenlit a new series that would reunite the original X-Men into a new team called , to be written by longtime freelancer. The tension of the fight woke the Phoenix again, and the X-Men turned to battle Jean instead of their foes, hoping to force Phoenix into submission so she could take control again.
The movie's final image hinted that she'd return as the Phoenix, much to everyone's excitement. Some, like the recent X-Men: Apocalypse, are dreadful. She confronts Vuk, but realizes her powers are quickly wiping out the rest of the X-Men. He was paid and credited for the idea, and edited a series of interviews for Marvel Age promoting the new series. It's like staring at a copy of a copy of a copy. Also in 1983, shortly after beginning a freelance writing career, Kurt Busiek attended a comics convention in , staying at the home of Marvel writer.
Peter Corbeau, the X-Men infiltrated a Space Shuttle launch in order to storm the space-station hideout of Dr. A third live-action movie, , released in 2006, contains some elements from the saga. The trailer for Will Smith's Gemini Man, a new era of X-Men, our expectations for Zombieland Double Tap, as well as what's new for the Halloween franchise - we're diving deep in this episode of ComicBookNation! Disturbed by these visions and by the sheer psychic power she was manifesting, Jean spoke of her abilities as though they were almost a separate entity. Lang was attempting to secretly relaunch the American government's Sentinel program, which used specialized robots to hunt and kill mutants. She even touched the mind of the young Scott Summers while in the form of a burning Phoenix. The X-Men, with the help of the Shi'ar, finally succeed in the learning the error of her ways and leaving Jean's body to parts unknown. There's simply no way to reconcile these two movies.
Her vast potential makes her a target for , who is attempting to prove himself in order to join the prestigious Inner Circle of the. This bought Professor X and Cyclops the time they needed to get through to Jean and get her to fight back against the Phoenix Force. The Dark Phoenix then became overwhelmed with rage, she laughed and taunted Beast for his failure. When Jean researched Dazzler's last known location, she found that Dazzler worked at a nearby club so she decided to look there first. The Dark Phoenix then went after the Imperial Guards and had them feel the wraith of the Dark Phoenix. They are takes on Cyclops Trunklops , Wolverine Rumbo , and Colossus, whereas Electralux parodied Electra. The events of Dark Phoenix take place over the course of several days, with Jean seemingly transforming from Phoenix to Dark Phoenix after a single day.
During the five-part Phoenix Saga, the had to help the fight 's deranged brother,. Busiek's involved the discovery that Jean Grey was still on the bottom of in suspended animation following the original shuttle crash and that the Phoenix entity had used her body and mind as a lens, creating an immensely powerful duplicate of Jean, but one which grew more corrupted and distorted the longer it remained separate from the true Jean. However, her power proves to be far more limited than she thought; the intergalactic trip leaves her almost completely drained. They opted for the latter. Check it out by or listen below. The Dark Phoenix then flew back to earth causing the captain in charge of the spacecraft to contact the empress and give her the warning. Dark Phoenix Saga Jean Grey's powers were increasing it began to corrupt her and make her want more and more energy which caused Jean to develop a split-personality.