Posted Fri Oct 13, 2017 at 12:00 PM PDT by Steven Cohen
The upcoming flick will put a horror spin on the X-Men franchise.
20th Century Fox has released the first trailer for The New Mutants. The movie comes from director Josh Boone (The Fault in Our Stars) and is based on the Marvel comic book series of the same name created by writer Chris Claremont and artist Bob McLeod.
Five young mutants, just discovering their abilities while held in a secret facility against their will, fight to escape their past sins and save themselves.
Check out the official trailer below!
The New Mutants stars Maisie Williams as Rahne Sinclair / Wolfsbane, Anya Taylor-Joy as Illyana Rasputin / Magik, Charlie Heaton as Sam Guthrie / Cannonball, Henry Zaga as Sunspot / Roberto da Costa, Blu Hunt as Danielle Moonstar / Mirage, and Alice Braga as Dr. Cecilia Reyes. The script is written by Josh Boone and Knate Lee. Simon Kinberg, Karen Rosenfelt, and Lauren Shuler Donner are all on board as producers. The film is set to hit theaters on April 13.
Other upcoming movies in 20th Century Fox's X-Men franchise include David Leitch's Deadpool 2 starring Ryan Reynolds, Josh Brolin, and Zazie Beetz which is set for a June 1, 2018 release; and Simon Kinberg's X-Men: Dark Phoenix starring James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Sophie Turner, and Jessica Chastain which is set for a November 2, 2018 release.
Likewise, the studio's long in development Gambit film starring Channing Tatum recently signed on Gore Verbinski (Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl) as its latest director following the previous departures of Rupert Wyatt and Doug Liman. The movie is now scheduled for a February 14, 2019 release.
Source: 20th Century Fox (YouTube)
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