Watch Jean Grey transform into the Dark Phoenix in new X-Men trailer

Fox has released the first trailer for Dark Phoenix, the twelfth instalment in the X-Men film series.

Set in 1992, nearly a decade after the events of Apocalypse (2016), Dark Phoenix follows Jean Grey as she loses control of her abilities and transforms into the Phoenix, an immortal, evil manifestation.

The highly-anticipated blockbuster adapts the most iconic and well-known storyline in mainstream American superhero comics. It was first adapted in X-Men: The Last Stand (2006) with the franchise’s original cast, but received negative reviews.

Game of Thrones star Sophie Turner returns as the title character, and is joined by James McAvoy (Charles Xavier), Michael Fassbender (Magneto), Jennifer Lawrence (Mystique) and Nicholas Hoult (Beast).

Deep breath for even more star power: Tye Sheridan (Cyclops), Alexandra Shipp (Storm), Evan Peters (Quicksilver),Kodi Smit-McPhee (Nightcrawler) and Olivia Munn (Psylocke).

Jessica Chastain also stars as a mysterious shapeshifter who manipulates the Phoenix for her own gain.

Watch the incredible, action-packed trailer below.

X-Men: Dark Phoenix is scheduled to be released in the United States on 14 February 2019.

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