Marvel’s X-Men comics are certainly beloved, but it can be difficult to go back and read up on the publisher’s back catalogue because so many of the series’ plot lines are ridiculously convoluted. Take, for example, the Dark Phoenix Saga that forever changed the X-Men and made Jean Grey one of the most controversial characters in comics history.
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The first Dark Phoenix trailer is here, and short and cryptic though it may be, it's still chock-full of intriguing hints about what's in store for the X-Men and their most formidable foe yet.
There was a lot - a lot - that went wrong in the culmination of the original X-Men movie trilogy. For starters, it tried to go all-in with its own version of the iconic Phoenix saga from the comics, but did so while shunting aside Famke Janssen's Jean Grey to supporting-role status. Now that the next generation of X-films has gotten around to the saga (because of course they have), it wants to do a better job.
We know that the next instalment of the X-Men franchise will likely be taking place in the 1990s, but now we might know where it will take place: in outer space.