The New Mutants

20th Century Fox has announced that Josh Boone (The Fault in Our Stars) will co-write and direct The New Mutants, based on the ’80s comic book spin-off of the 'X-Men' franchise. The film will be produced by long-time 'X-Men' movie franchise producer Lauren Shuler Donner and Simon Kinberg (X-Men: Days of Future Past).

The New Mutants movie posterRelease Date: TBA
Studio: 20th Century Fox
Genre: Action, Adventure, Science Fiction, Adaptation
Director: Josh Boone
Screenwriter: Josh Boone, Knate Gwaltney
Cast: Unknown
Running Time: Unknown
MPAA Rating: Not yet rated

Plot Summary

Created by Chris Claremont and Bob McLeod, "The New Mutants" were published by Marvel Comics from 1983 to 1991. The series focused a group of teenaged mutants at the Xavier Institute that become superheroes in training. The original The New Mutants consisted of: Cannonball, Sunspot, Karma, Mirage and Wolfsbane. Sunspot (Adan Canto) and subsequent recruit Warpath (Booboo Stewart) also appeared in the film, "X-Men: Days of Future Past." "We’re so excited to explore this new part of the X-Men universe," producer Simon Kinberg said. "And so excited to do it with Josh, who is uniquely suited to tell this story about young characters."

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