A few days ago at WonderCon, I sat down with Sophie Turner and Tye Sheridan to talk about Dark Phoenix. During the wide-ranging conversation, we discussed how Dark Phoenix differs from previous X-Men movies, the fun of filming the X-Jet scene, who ruins the most takes, their favorite dramatic scenes in Dark Phoenix. Plus, I asked if they’ve requested an annual pass to Disneyland now that Fox and Disney have merged, what TV show they want to guest star on, what they collect, what film scared them as kids, and a lot more.
As most of you already know, the next X-Men sequel adapts the famous Dark Phoenix comics arc, with Sophie Turner filling the role of Jean Grey/Dark Phoenix while Jessica Chastain plays a mysterious (and perhaps otherworldly) character. The film also sees Michael Fassbender return as Magneto alongside Storm (Alexandra Shipp), Red Lotus (Andrew Stehlin), Beast (Nicholas Hoult), Nightcrawler (Kodi Smit-McPhee), and Selene (Kota Eberhardt). Main players Charles Xavier (James McAvoy), Mystique (Jennifer Lawrence), Quicksilver (Evan Peters), and Cyclops (Tye Sheridan) return. Dark Phoenix arrives in theaters on June 7th.
Check out what they had to say in the player above and below is exactly what we talked about followed by the official synopsis.
Sophie Turner and Tye Sheridan:
- What they would geek out about at WonderCon.
- If they’ve asked for an annual pass to Disneyland now that Fox and Disney have merged.
- They’re favorite rides at Disneyland.
- How Dark Phoenix differs from previous X-Men
- Favorite dramatic scenes in Dark Phoenix.
- Filming in a zero-g-like environment.
- The fun of filming the X-Jet scene.
Who ruins the most takes.
- What TV show they want to guest star on.
- What film scared them as kids.
- What they collect.
Here is the official synopsis for Dark Phoenix:
In DARK PHOENIX, the X-MEN face their most formidable and powerful foe: one of their own, Jean Grey. During a rescue mission in space, Jean is nearly killed when she is hit by a mysterious cosmic force. Once she returns home, this force not only makes her infinitely more powerful, but far more unstable. Wrestling with this entity inside her, Jean unleashes her powers in ways she can neither comprehend nor contain. With Jean spiraling out of control, and hurting the ones she loves most, she begins to unravel the very fabric that holds the X-Men together. Now, with this family falling apart, they must find a way to unite — not only to save Jean’s soul, but to save our very planet from aliens who wish to weaponize this force and rule the galaxy.