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Credit: Universal Pictures – Jessica Chastain

Rumors surrounding X-Men: Dark Phoenix have been running rampant for awhile now. Considering how tightlipped things have bene on the information side of things, this makes sense. Speculation happens and people latch onto anything that they hear and blow it up. One such rumor has surrounded Jessica Chastain and her potential involvement in the upcoming installment. Nothing had been confirmed or denied until today.

Jessica Chastain revealed today on her Instagram that she will be heading up to Monteral to join James McAvoy. She also tagged director Simon Kingberg, who has been linked to directing X-Men: Dark Phoenix.

Hey @jamesmcavoyrealdeal you ready for me up in Montreal? Im gonna make you cry so hard 😈#xmen@simondavidkinberg

Although we now have confirmation that Chastain has joined the project, we do not have confirmation yet as to who she will be portraying in this next installment. Rumors  have surrounded her potentially playing Lilandra Neramani, a comic book character who has been romantically linked to Professor Charles Xavier. However, nothing has been 100% confirmed about her role so she could actually be playing anyone at this point.

What do you think of this news? Who do you think Jessica Chastain is playing in X-Men: Dark Phoenix? Let us know in the comments below.

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Sarah Musnicky

Sarah is a freelance writer and self-described workaholic. She loves fantasy and sci fi and will admit having dual loyalties between Star Trek and Star Wars as well as Marvel and DC. When she's not being socially awkward, she is in a corner obsessing over dragons, cute things, and a need to master all languages on the planet. She would like to be a professional blanket burrito when she reaches the peak of maturation.

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