Check out Sophie Turner, Jennifer Lawrence, and Jessica Chastain in the fiery (but also rainy) first images from "X-Men: Dark Phoenix."

Simon Kinberg directed the latest "X-Men" movie, which is coming to theaters November 2018. Sophie Turner's Jean Grey covers the new First Look Issue of Entertainment Weekly, with several more photos inside.

The Dark Phoenix saga follows telepath Jean's battle with her own mind. The movie is set in 1992, EW reports, about 10 years after "X-Men: Apocalypse," and opens with X-Men Charles Xavier (James McAvoy), Mystique (Jennifer Lawrence), Beast (Nicholas Hoult), Storm (Alexandra Shipp), Nightcrawler (Kodi Smit-McPhee), and Quicksilver (Evan Peters) as national heroes. After the X-Men are sent to space on a rescue mission, "a solar flare hits the X-Jet and the surge of energy ignites a malevolent, power-hungry new force within Jean — the Phoenix."

The cast described the movie as the most emotional X-Men movie yet, with suffering, pathos, and psychological drama. Read more details on the film at EW. Here are the first images, beyond that glimpse of the magazine cover above.

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Sophie TurnerSophie Turner told EW she studied multiple personality disorder and schizophrenia in order to play Jean's duality. "So many scenes I have to go from broken-down Jean — that's when she's most susceptible to Phoenix infiltrating her — to this confident, arrogant, judgmental character within milliseconds."

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Jennifer LawrenceJennifer Lawrence's Mystique has a new hairdo and a more mature and even "maternal" outlook, feeling more protective of the X-students.

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Jessica ChastainHere's Jessica Chastain as a "quiet but brutal" villain, an otherwordly shapeshifter who manipulates Phoenix for her own agenda.

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Charles Xavier (James McAvoy), Nightcrawler (Kodi Smit-McPhee), Cyclops (Tye Sheridan, back to camera), and Storm (Alexandra Shipp)Here's a funeral shot with Professor X (James McAvoy), Nightcrawler (Kodi Smit-McPhee), Cyclops (Tye Sheridan), and Storm (Alexandra Shipp) in mourning.

"X-Men: Dark Phoenix" opens in theater November 2nd, 2018.

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X-Men: Dark Phoenix
2018
In Theaters on November 2, 2018

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