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  • Dark Phoenix's ending was reshot, harming the film's integrity in the process. 1 / 9

  • Director Simon Kinberg didn't want a space fight with Jean in control of the Phoenix. 2 / 9

  • Instead, he wanted a more grounded approach with a train sequence. 3 / 9

  • He felt this added emotion but it merely repeated the mistakes of X-Men: The Last Stand. 4 / 9

  • Kinberg also thought repelling a space invasion would be too similar to Captain Marvel. 5 / 9

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  • Jean would have gone into fire-mode, taking out an alien armada. 6 / 9

  • However, her powers were different, as well as her overall fighting style. 7 / 9

  • This diluted vision limited the story and doubled down on Kinberg's past errors with Jean. 8 / 9

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