Renowned actress and Golden Globe winner for Best Actress in a Drama Genre, red-haired Jessica Chastain will join the cast of X-Men: Dark Phoenix.
Filming in Montreal is in full swing and actors sometimes share interesting footage from the set. For example, recently it became known that Jean Gray in childhood will be played by the star of the TV series "The Ancients" - Summer Fontana. Also, Jessica Chastain in her Instagram profile posted a photo showing her and James McAvoy. McAvoy takes on the role of Professor Xavier, a powerful telepath and director of the mutant school. So she officially confirmed the rumors about her participation in the film. She added a joking caption that reads, “Hey James McAvoy, ready to meet in Montreal? I will make you cry. " This signature once again proves the fan's guess that the actress will play the main villainess of the film.
The fact that the actress will play the role of the main antagonist of the new part, fans began to talk immediately after the announcement of the film by 20th Century Fox.
The role of the actress in the film has not yet been disclosed, but fans are screaming with might and main that Chastain will play the antagonist Lilandra Neramani, the ruler of the Shi'ar empire.. It is worth noting that according to the comics, the alien was the wife of Charles Xavier, but soon their marriage was destroyed due to one incident.
The next film adaptation of the comics about mutants called "X-Men" tells about the Dark Phoenix, an entity that lives in the telepath Jean Gray. The first time, the entity was shown at the end of the previous part, "X-Men: Apocalypse", which became a hint of a sequel. Jean Gray is played by red-haired Sophie Turner, the star of the hit TV series Game of Thrones. For Chastain's co-star, James McAvoy, this will be the fourth film in which he co-stars.