The New Mutants – USA, 2018

The New Mutants is a 2018 science fiction horror film based on the Marvel Comics superhero team of the same name. It is the eleventh installment in the X-Men film series but plays up a horror angle.

The film is directed by Josh Boone from a screenplay co-written with Knate Lee, and stars Anya Taylor-Joy, Maisie Williams, Charlie Heaton, Henry Zaga, Blu Hunt, and Alice Braga.

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…

The New Mutants will be released by 20th Century Fox on April 13, 2018.

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Cast and characters:

  • Anya Taylor-Joy as Illyana Rasputin / Magik: a Russian sorceress who “uses teleportation discs to travel.” She is the sister of Colossus.
  • Maisie Williams as Rahne Sinclair / Wolfsbane: a Scottish mutant “struggling to reconcile her religious beliefs with her power to turn into a wolf.”
  • Charlie Heaton as Sam Guthrie / Cannonball: a Kentuckian mutant “who can propel himself into the air and is invulnerable while doing so.”
  • Henry Zaga as Roberto da Costa / Sunspot: “a Brazilian mutant with the ability to manipulate solar energy.”
  • Blu Hunt as Danielle Moonstar / Mirage: a Native American mutant “who has the power to create illusions drawn from the fears and desires of a person’s mind.”
  • Alice Braga as Cecilia Reyes: a mentor to the group, and “a medical doctor who has the ability to generate a protective bio-field around herself.”

Filming took place in Boston, Massachusetts, from July to September 2017, primarily at Medfield State Hospital (location for The Box and Shutter Island).

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One Comment on “The New Mutants – USA, 2018”

  1. I think it’s pretty cool that Marvel is experimenting with their franchises and is now taking a different route going into horror territory. This could really turn into something pretty interesting if it’s done in a cool way 😀

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