The X-Men Deserved Better: How ‘Dark Phoenix’ Ended A Franchise

Dark Phoenix was plagued by production delays and it was reported that FOX wasn’t happy with director Simon Kinberg’s initial cut of the film, and that heavy re-shoots were taking place. The film was initially scheduled to be released at the end of last year, but was pushed back all the way to 2019 and opened this past weekend. And we now may know why.

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