X-MEN: APOCALYPSE Concept Art Features Another Comic Accurate Take On Jean's Grey's Costume

X-MEN: APOCALYPSE Concept Art Features Another Comic Accurate Take On Jean's Grey's Costume

Using the likeness of actress Sophie Turner, some newly revealed X-Men: Apocalypse concept art shows a comic accurate take on Jean Grey's costume you'll wish made it into the final cut of the 2016 release.

Like X-Men: Days of Future Past before it, X-Men: Apocalypse paid little attention to the comic books, particularly in terms of the team's appearance. In the closing few moments of the movie, the heroes did don costumes that paid homage to their roots, but by the time Dark Phoenix rolled around, those outfits had been replaced by somewhat bland efforts.

Based on the suits used in Grant Morrison and Frank Quitely's New X-Men run, Simon Kinberg didn't secure a lot of fans with these versions, and all hopes are now on Marvel Studios to do the mutants justice when the franchise is eventually rebooted. 

Time will tell on that front, but concept artist Alan Villanueva has today shared some of his work from X-Men: Apocalypse and, as you can see, it delivers a very comic accurate take on Sophie Turner's Jean Grey. Using her likeness (previous pieces like this use Elle Fanning), this looks incredible, and would have been even better in live-action. 

"Here’s an unused concept of mine of Jean Grey back when I worked on the film X-Men: Apocalypse," Villanueva says. "Being a HUGE fan of X-Men since I was a kid, this was one of those characters that I had a lot of fun working on."

Check out the artwork below:
 

DISCLAIMER: Comic Book Movie is protected under the DMCA (Digital Millenium Copyright Act) and... [MORE]
Related Headlines
X-MEN: APOCALYPSE Star Olivia Munn Shares A Video Revealing Her Badass Sword Skills As Psylocke

X-MEN: APOCALYPSE Star Olivia Munn Shares A Video Revealing Her Badass Sword Skills As Psylocke

X-Men: Apocalypse star Olivia Munn only got the one chance to play Psylocke in the X-Men Universe, but if this new video shared by the actress is any indication, she hasn't forgotten how to use that sword!
X-MEN: APOCALYPSE Concept Art Features Another Comic Accurate Take On Jean's Grey's Costume

X-MEN: APOCALYPSE Concept Art Features Another Comic Accurate Take On Jean's Grey's Costume

Using the likeness of actress Sophie Turner, some newly revealed X-Men: Apocalypse concept art shows a comic accurate take on Jean Grey's costume you'll wish made it into the final cut of the 2016 release.
X-MEN: APOCALYPSE Actress Olivia Munn Says Director Bryan Singer Disappeared Midway Through Filming

X-MEN: APOCALYPSE Actress Olivia Munn Says Director Bryan Singer Disappeared Midway Through Filming

While Bryan Singer's erratic behavior on Bohemian Rhapsody was well noted, it appears as though he was acting just as bizarrely on the set of X-Men: Apocalypse, according to Psylocke actress Olivia Munn.
X-MEN: APOCALYPSE Concept Art Reveals A Less Cartoonish Take On En Sabah Nur

X-MEN: APOCALYPSE Concept Art Reveals A Less Cartoonish Take On En Sabah Nur

Some newly surfaced concept from X-Men: Apocalypse has been shared online, & it reveals an earlier version of En Sabah Nur which is quite a bit more serious than the cartoonish make-up Oscar Isaac donned.
X-MEN: APOCALYPSE Star Oliva Munn Reveals Just How Little Bryan Singer And Simon Kinberg Know About The Comics

X-MEN: APOCALYPSE Star Oliva Munn Reveals Just How Little Bryan Singer And Simon Kinberg Know About The Comics

It's no secret that Bryan Singer banned the cast of X-Men from reading comics on the movie's set, but Olivia Munn has now revealed just how clueless he and Simon Kinberg are about the source material...
Latest Headlines
THE LOST BOYS Reboot Starring Noah Jupe And Jaeden Martell In The Works At Warner Bros.

THE LOST BOYS Reboot Starring Noah Jupe And Jaeden Martell In The Works At Warner Bros.

After several attempts to get a new project based on classic '80s horror The Lost Boys off the ground, Warner Bros. is trying again with a big screen reboot, and two main cast members are already in place.
VENOM: LET THERE BE CARNAGE Teaser Says The Universe Is Expanding In Two Weeks

VENOM: LET THERE BE CARNAGE Teaser Says "The Universe Is Expanding" In Two Weeks

With speculation running rampant about Venom: Let There Be Carnage's supposedly unmissable post-credits scene, a new teaser from Sony Pictures hints at Eddie Brock's universe "expanding" in a big way.
COWBOY BEBOP: John Cho's Spike Spiegel Is Looking Slick In New Still From Netflix's Anime Adaptation

COWBOY BEBOP: John Cho's Spike Spiegel Is Looking Slick In New Still From Netflix's Anime Adaptation

Netflix's live-action adaptation of popular anime Cowboy Bebop is set to hit the streamer this November, and we now have a new look at series lead John Cho as the ultra-cool Spike Spiegel. Check it out...
THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN Star Andrew Garfield On Why He Knew Peter Parker Role Was A Gilded Prison

THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN Star Andrew Garfield On Why He Knew Peter Parker Role Was A "Gilded Prison"

Andrew Garfield has opened up on what led to him deciding to play Peter Parker in The Amazing Spider-Man franchise, admitting he was well aware heading in how his career would be affected by Peter Parker.
HIT MONKEY: Check Out A First Look At The Upcoming Animated Series Coming To Hulu This November

HIT MONKEY: Check Out A First Look At The Upcoming Animated Series Coming To Hulu This November

Another leftover from the Marvel Television era, Hit-Monkey is coming to Disney+ this November, and we now have a first look at the animated series from Josh Gordon and Will Speck. Check it out here...
HAWKEYE: Clint Barton And Kate Bishop Look Ready For A Fight In New Still From The Marvel Studios Series

HAWKEYE: Clint Barton And Kate Bishop Look Ready For A Fight In New Still From The Marvel Studios Series

The first trailer for Hawkeye arrived online this week, and we now have a new still from the Disney+ series showcasing a team-up between Clint Barton (Jeremy Renner) and Kate Bishop (Hailee Steinfeld).
SHANG-CHI Star Simu Liu Comes Under Fire For Resurfaced Reddit Posts (But Context Is Definitely Key)

SHANG-CHI Star Simu Liu Comes Under Fire For Resurfaced Reddit Posts (But Context Is Definitely Key)

Simu Liu is the latest celebrity that social media has decided to attempt to "cancel," but it turns out that context is key here, and much of what he once posted on Reddit has actually been misinterpreted.
DUNE Off To A Strong Start At The International Box Office; Looking At Potential $40M Opening Weekend

DUNE Off To A Strong Start At The International Box Office; Looking At Potential $40M Opening Weekend

Dune began its international rollout last night in France and several other markets, and based on these figures, Denis Villeneuve's sci-fi epic could be looking at a $40 million opening weekend.