With production on X-Men: Dark Phoenix set to begin in Montreal, members of the cast and crew on the film met with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau while the Head of Government was in town celebrating Saint-Jean-Baptiste Day.
Posted to actor James McAvoy’s official Instagram account, the image includes the Prime Minister of Canada alongside McAvoy, Sophie Turner, Alexandra Shipp, Kodi Smit-Mcphee, producer Hutch Parker, and director Simon Kinberg.
You can check out the image in the post below!
As a Canadian from Montreal who happens to be a fan of both the X-Men films, I have nothing to add other than this image is pretty cool.
The film will adapt the Dark Phoenix Saga comic book storyline where Jean Grey struggled to control and succumbed to the Phoenix Force within.
X-Men: Dark Phoenix will also star Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Nicholas Hoult, Sophie Turner, and Tye Sheridan. Jessica Chastian is reportedly in talks to play the villain, Lilandra, Empress of the Shi’ar Empire.
X-Men: Dark Phoenix is currently scheduled to be released in theaters on November 2nd, 2018.
8 Reasons Why Fox Is Giving The MCU A Run For Their Money
20th Century Fox has been successful making superhero films for the last 17 years with the highly-popular X-Men franchise. Several films in this series have been regarded as some of the best superhero films of all time. This year’s Logan and last year’s Deadpool have proven that they are worthy competition to that of DC and to the MCU itself.
The quality of those films have set them apart from what is being done over in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. As the original superhero cinematic universe, it is easy to compare them to the MCU. They are and will probably continue to give the MCU a run for their money when it comes to making Marvel superhero epics. Click Next to continue!