The New Mutants Movie

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Who's Involved:

Maisie Williams, Anya Taylor-Joy, Scott Neustadter, Simon Kinberg, Alice Braga, Karen Rosenfelt, Josh Boone, Lauren Shuler Donner, Michael H. Weber, Charlie Heaton, Blu Hunt, Henry Zaga

Release Date:

Friday, August 28, 2020 (Nationwide)

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: N/A

Plot: What's the story about?

A new group of teenaged mutant superheroes which includes include Native American Danielle Moonstar, Scots girl Wolfsbane, Brazilian ladies man Sunspot, a Kentuckian code-named Cannonball and Russian teen Magik all train at the Xavier Institute.

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Cast: Who stars in it?

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Crew: Who's making The New Mutants

A look at the The New Mutants behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Josh Boone last directed The Fault In Our Stars and Stuck in Love. The film's writer Josh Boone last wrote Pretenders and Stuck in Love.


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Lauren Shuler Donner
Simon Kinberg
Karen Rosenfelt

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Production: What we know about The New Mutants

Key Facts

  1. Charlie Heaton will play Sam Guthrie, also known as Cannonball, a teen who propels himself into the air and is invulnerable while doing so (Hollywood Reporter, 5/31/17).
  2. Rosario Dawson will play Dr. Cecilia Reyes, a medical doctor who has the ability to generate a protective bio-field around herself and serves as a mentor for the young superheroes (Hollywood Reporter, 5/25/17).
  3. Anya Taylor-Joy is playing Illyana Rasputin, code-named Magik, a girl who has learned sorcery and uses teleportation discs to travel. Maisie Williams is Rahne Sinclair, aka Wolfsbane, a girl struggling to reconcile her religious beliefs with her power to turn into a wolf (Hollywood Reporter, 5/25/17).
  4. Spinoff of the X-Men franchise. Based on the Marvel Comics series first created by Chris Claremont and Bob McLeod.

Filming Timeline

On or about January 16, 2020, the film was in Completed status.

On or about October 13, 2017, the film was in Post-Production status.

On or about June 29, 2017, the film was in Production status.

Shooting starts July 2017 in Boston, MA.

On or about May 25, 2017, the film was in Pre-Production status.

Headed toward an early July 2017 start.

On or about April 22, 2017, the film was in Pre-Production status.

On or about August 28, 2016, the film was in Development status.

Scott Neustadter and Michael H. Weber (The Fault in Our Stars) are working on a new script.

On or about May 17, 2015, the film was in Development status.

The New Mutants Release Date: When was it released?

The New Mutants was released in 2020 on Friday, August 28, 2020 (Nationwide release). There were 10 other movies released on the same date, including Rogue, Centigrade and Fatima.

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