Dark Phoenix writer-director Simon Kinberg revealed why now was the right time to introduce Dazzler.
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"I'm a huge fan and I love Dazzler," he explained.
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"She's obviously a part of the Dark Phoenix Saga as told in the original comic."
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"So I wanted somewhere in there just to have an Easter egg of her."
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"So I felt like it was the right story to do it with..."
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"...and there was an appropriate scene for her to be singing in."
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Dazzler debuted in 1980's The Uncanny X-Men #130 by Chris Claremont and John Byrne.
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This issue took place smack-dab in the middle of the original Dark Phoenix Saga.
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In the film, Dazzler appears in a brief cameo role.
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When the X-Men return from a dangerous mission to rescue astronauts in space...
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...the students at Xavier's School for Gifted Students throw a party in the woods.
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During the party, Dazzler gives a performance, complete with her white jump suit and supersonic powers.
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Directed and written by Simon Kinberg, Dark Phoenix is now in theaters.
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