The New Mutants Movie

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Who's Involved:

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

Release Date:

Friday, August 28, 2020 Nationwide

violent content, some disturbing/bloody images, some strong language, thematic elements and suggestive material
Runtime: N/A
Language: English

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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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Who stars in The New Mutants: Cast List

... Illyana Rasputin / Magik

The Super Mario Bros. Movie, The Menu  

... Rahne Sinclair / Wolfsbane

The Forest of Hands and Teeth, Early Man  

... Sam Guthrie / Cannonball

No Future, Marrowbone  

... Roberto "Bobby" da Costa / Sunspot


... Danielle Moonstar / Psyche


... Dr. Cecilia Reyes

The Shack, Hypnotic  

Who's making The New Mutants: Crew List

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.


Josh Boone


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

  1. 2020 - January: The film was set to Completed  status.
  2. 2017 - October: The film was set to Post-Production  status.
  3. 2017 - June: The film was set to Production  status.

    Shooting starts July 2017 in Boston, MA.

  4. 2017 - May: The film was set to Pre-Production  status.

    Headed toward an early July 2017 start.

  5. 2017 - April: The film was set to Pre-Production  status.
  6. 2016 - August: The film was set to Development  status.

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

  7. 2015 - May: The film was set to Development  status.

The New Mutants Release Date: When was the film released?

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The New Mutants was a Nationwide release in 2020 on Friday, August 28, 2020. There were 11 other movies released on the same date, including Fatima, Bill & Ted Face The Music and All Together Now.

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