20th Century Fox is ready to take on the Dark Phoenix. Again.
Plans for X-Men: Dark Phoenix are coming together, with a cast and director now firmly in place. That cast will include two-time Oscar nominee Jessica Chastain, who is in talks to play Shi’ar empress Lilandra, Mashable has confirmed.
In the comics, Lilandra is more like an antagonist than an evil villain. When Jean’s extreme powers wipe out another planet, Lilandra tries to stop her from causing further destruction. But that, of course, puts her up against the X-Men, who want to protect Jean. Read more…