The New Mutants Trailer Previews Fox’s Last X-Men Film
20th Century Fox just released the new trailer for the long-awaited release of Fox’s last X-Men Film The New Mutants, featuring cool new footage from that film which highlights each of the main casts’ powers. Starring Anya Taylor-Joy and Maisie Williams, the film should finally hit the theaters on April 3. Check out the trailer in the player below!
20th Century Fox in association with Marvel Entertainment presents “The New Mutants.” The original horror thriller is set in an isolated hospital where a group of young mutants is being held for psychiatric monitoring. When strange occurrences begin to take place, both their new mutant abilities and their friendships will be tested. As they battle to try and make it out alive.
The film stars Anya Taylor-Joy (Split, The Witch) as Magik and Maisie Williams (Game of Thrones, gen:LOCK) as Wolfsbane, with Henry Zaga (13 Reasons Why) as Sunspot, Blu Hunt as Dani Moonstar, and Stranger Things’ Charlie Heaton as Cannonball.
Fox originally ordered reshoots to try and expand on the positive feedback to the horror elements in the first trailer. They scheduled them in September 2018 for an August 2, 2019 release date. But without the additional production the film’s release date stayed in limbo. Sources say that the decision to move forward with the reshoots lay in writer/director Josh Boone’s hands.
The New Mutants adapts the monthly comic book series of the same name that launched in 1982. Created by Chris Claremont and Bob McLeod, The New Mutants follows on a group of teenage mutants as heroes in training in the Marvel Universe. The feature looks to be a departure from the sci-fi-action spectacle of other X-Men films. Instead, it’s described as a “Stephen King meets John Hughes”-style horror movie.
In November 2017, ComingSoon.net exclusively revealed a leaked concept animatic from the film, which features Wolfsbane, Magic and Cannonball facing the Demon Bear.