Explore the Origins of the Phoenix Force from 'Dark Phoenix'

Dark Phoenix's power comes from the nexus of all psionic energy — but what exactly does that mean?
Explore the Origins of the Phoenix Force from 'Dark Phoenix'
Dark Phoenix's power comes from the nexus of all psionic energy — but what exactly does that mean? With the new X-Men blockbuster Dark Phoenix arriving in theatres June 7, we're taking a closer look at the origins of the character also known as Jean Grey. She's the subject of our latest Exclaim!er video.

Dark Phoenix's powers come from a universal entity known as the Phoenix Force. Her formidable abilities include cosmic fire, telekinesis and more.

Want to learn more? Get all caught up by watching the short video below — and catch Dark Phoenix when it arrives in theatres. Directed by Simon Kinberg, it features Sophie Turner in the title role. The cast is rounded out by James McAvoy as Charles Xavier (Professor X), Michael Fassbender as Erik Lehnsherr (Magneto), and Jennifer Lawrence as Raven Darkhölme (Mystique).