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  • Dark Phoenix writer-director Simon Kinberg revealed why now was the right time to introduce Dazzler. 1 / 14

  • "I'm a huge fan and I love Dazzler," he explained. 2 / 14

  • "She's obviously a part of the Dark Phoenix Saga as told in the original comic." 3 / 14

  • "So I wanted somewhere in there just to have an Easter egg of her." 4 / 14

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  • "So I felt like it was the right story to do it with..." 5 / 14

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  • "...and there was an appropriate scene for her to be singing in." 6 / 14

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  • Dazzler debuted in 1980's The Uncanny X-Men #130 by Chris Claremont and John Byrne. 7 / 14

  • This issue took place smack-dab in the middle of the original Dark Phoenix Saga. 8 / 14

  • In the film, Dazzler appears in a brief cameo role. 9 / 14

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  • When the X-Men return from a dangerous mission to rescue astronauts in space... 10 / 14

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  • ...the students at Xavier's School for Gifted Students throw a party in the woods. 11 / 14

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  • During the party, Dazzler gives a performance, complete with her white jump suit and supersonic powers. 12 / 14

  • Directed and written by Simon Kinberg, Dark Phoenix is now in theaters. 13 / 14

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