Dark Phoenix is an upcoming Marvel Comics film written & directed by long time writer/producer Simon Kinberg, in his directorial debut. It's the 12th film in Fox's two decade X-Men film franchise (and, with the impending Disney purchase, likely among the last). Inspired by the classic "Dark Phoenix Saga" by Chris Claremont & John Byrne. Starring James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Nicholas Hoult, Sophie Turner, Tye Sheridan, Alexandra Shipp, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Evan Peters, and Jessica Chastain. Score composed by Hans Zimmer.