20th Century Fox has announced that today, May 13, is X-Men Day. As part of the promotion for Dark Phoenix, Fox is doing several things to build up anticipation for the upcoming film.

What Is Happening on X-Men Day:

  • Tickets went on sale for Dark Phoenix
  • 20th Century Fox released a video commemorating the X-Men movie legacy
  • New specialty posters have been released
  • Comic book stores are holding special events at select locations in the United States
  • Stars of the saga celebrate on Twitter

We attended the event at Golden Apple Comics this afternoon in Los Angeles, and had the opportunity to meet Dark Phoenix cast members Alexandra Shipp (Ororo Munroe / Storm) and Kodi Smit-McPhee (Kurt Wagner / Nightcrawler), in addition to grabbing some swag such as savings coupons for Golden Apple, Coffee for Sasquatch, and Tacos 1986.

Tickets on Sale:

Video Commemorating X-Men Legacy:

  • Fox has released a video of stars of the saga discussing 20 years of X-Men movies

New Specialty Posters:

  • IMAX:

  • RealD 3D:

Special Comic Book Store Events:

Stars of the Saga Celebrating on Twitter:

About Dark Phoenix:

This is the story of one of the X-Men’s most beloved characters, Jean Grey, as she evolves into the iconic Dark Phoenix.  During a life-threatening rescue mission in space, Jean is hit by a cosmic force that transforms her into one of the most powerful mutants of all.  Wrestling with this increasingly unstable power as well as her own personal demons, Jean spirals out of control, tearing the X-Men family apart and threatening to destroy the very fabric of our planet.  The film is the most intense and emotional X-Men movie ever made. It is the culmination of 20 years of X-Men movies, as the family of mutants that we’ve come to know and love must face their most devastating enemy yet — one of their own.

 
 

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