The Entire Cast of X-Men: Dark Phoenix, From Sophie Turner to Michael Fassbender
X-Men: Dark Phoenix is nearly here! And judging from the fiery trailer, its arrival will come with plenty of dramatic power struggles, mysterious villains, space missions, broken hearts, and painful goodbyes. So, who are the actors bringing some of your favorite mutants to life this go around? Ahead, we're highlighting the star-studded cast of Dark Phoenix, so keep scrolling.
Who Plays Jean Grey in X-Men: Dark Phoenix?
Telepathic and telekinetic mutant Jean Grey struggles to get ahold of her powers in Dark Phoenix following a dangerous mission to space that results in her body absorbing a volatile blast of energy. The character is once again played by Game of Thrones actress Sophie Turner, whom you can see next in the films Broken Soldier and Heavy.
Who Plays Vuk in X-Men: Dark Phoenix?
Jessica Chastain takes on the role of a bleach-blond villain, who has an interesting dynamic with Jean, to say the least. If you're a huge fan of the Molly's Game actress, never fear — you'll be able to see her back in theaters in just a few months when It: Chapter Two arrives.
Who Plays Raven/Mystique in X-Men: Dark Phoenix?
Red Sparrow's Jennifer Lawrence reprises her role as the shape-shifting Mystique in Dark Phoenix, which is her fourth time playing the blue-tinted mutant. Although it doesn't have a premiere date quite yet, Lawrence's next big gig is playing Silicon Valley scam artist Elizabeth Holmes in Bad Blood.
Who Plays Storm in X-Men: Dark Phoenix?
Alexandra Shipp has appeared in everything from Love, Simon to A Dog's Way Home, but her role as Storm in the X-Men franchise is definitely her most memorable role. She plays the supercharged mutant in Dark Phoenix alongside the rest of her returning costars and gets some exceptional scenes to show off her lightning skills.
Who Plays Charles Xavier in X-Men: Dark Phoenix?
James McAvoy goes bald again to play powerful telepath Charles Xavier in Dark Phoenix. Like Chastain, you can see him in It: Chapter Two when it creeps into theaters in September.
Who Plays Nightcrawler in X-Men: Dark Phoenix?
For the second time, Alpha actor Kodi Smit-McPhee dons some serious blue prosthetics to play teleport master Kurt Wagner, aka Nightcrawler. Up next for Smit-McPhee? He'll star alongside Eddie Murphy in Dolemite Is My Name.
Who Plays Erik Lehnsherr/Magneto in X-Men: Dark Phoenix?
Michael Fassbender has been playing metalhead Magneto in the new films for quite some time now and is luckily back for Dark Phoenix. He'll be hopping into an entirely new genre next, with the Western The Wild Bunch.
Who Plays Hank/Beast in X-Men: Dark Phoenix?
Nicholas Hoult's role as scientist Hank, who has the ability to transform into the powerful blue Beast, plays an important part in the goings-on of the X-Men mutants as usual in the new film. He recently appeared in Tolkien, and next he'll portray Matt Steiner in The Banker.
Who Plays Peter Maximoff/Quicksilver in X-Men: Dark Phoenix?
American Horror Story and Pose star Evan Peters brings a ton of levity to the movie as the wise-cracking Peter Maximoff, aka Quicksilver. As far as the big screen is concerned, you'll be able to see him in the upcoming biopic about Helen Reddy, I Am Woman.
Who Plays Scott Summers/Cyclops in X-Men: Dark Phoenix?
Scott Summers, aka Cyclops, is an important figure in Dark Phoenix thanks to his romance with Jean Grey. Like in X-Men: Apocalypse, he's portrayed by Ready Player One actor Tye Sheridan.
Who Plays Jones in X-Men: Dark Phoenix?
Wondering who plays the authoritative Jones in Dark Phoenix? It's actor Ato Essandoh, who has had lengthy arcs on shows like Chicago Med, Elementary, and Altered Carbon.
Who Plays Ariki in X-Men: Dark Phoenix?
Andrew Stehlin is used to taking on highly physical roles, which makes his appearance in Dark Phoenix the perfect fit. He's also been in action-filled movies like Ghost in the Shell and Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny.
Who Plays Selene Gallio in X-Men: Dark Phoenix?
Newcomer Kota Eberhardt, who previously appeared on the TV series The I-Land, plays Selene, who goes toe to toe with the mutants we know and love.