Sophie Turner’s Axed ‘Dark Phoenix’ Look Debuts in Original Ending Concept Art

IndieWire | 6/26/2019 | Staff
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“Dark Phoenix” is already disappearing from movie theaters after a few weeks because of its dismal box office performance, but the debut of new concept art photos are revealing part of the movie fans never got to see. Much of the film’s behind-the-scenes troubles have been well documented, including a drastic overhaul of the film’s third act in reshoots, and the images released by concept artist Houston Sharp detail what would’ve been Sophie Turner’s appearance in the original ending.

Sharp has served as a concept artist on several major studio tentpoles over the last several years, including “Wonder Woman” and its upcoming sequel “Wonder Woman 1984,” “Tomb Raider,” “Rampage,” and Dwayne Johnson’s “Jungle Cruise.” For “Dark Phoenix,” Sharp and the creative team were planning for an ending where Turner’s Jean Grey resembled the fiery look of the character from the comic books. “Dark Phoenix” director Simon Kinberg already went on record saying Jean Grey’s look had to...
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