Featured Characters:

  • New Mutants (First appearance)
    • Magik (Illyana Rasputina) (First appearance)
    • Wolfsbane (Rahne Sinclair) (First appearance)
    • Sunspot (Roberto da Costa) (First appearance)
    • Cannonball (Sam Guthrie) (First appearance)
    • Danielle Moonstar (First appearance)

Supporting Characters:

  • Doctor Cecilia Reyes (First appearance)


Other Characters:





The plot of this film is unknown.



  • This film has had multiple release date delays:
    • 20th Century Fox originally announced the April 13, 2018 release date for this film in April 2017, alongside dates for two other films, Deadpool 2 and Dark Phoenix.[5]
    • On January 11, 2018, the release date was pushed back to February 22, 2019.[6]
    • On March 26, 2018, the release date was pushed back to August 2, 2019.[7]
    • On May 7, 2019, the release date was pushed back to April 3, 2020.[8]
    • On March 12, 2020, the release date was pushed back due to the COVID-19 pandemic.[9] On May 13, 2020, a new release date of August 28, 2020 was announced.[10]
  • On September 16, 2017, director Josh Boone announced that the principal photography had wrapped for this film.[11]


  • Rosario Dawson, who plays Claire Temple in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, was originally reported to be in talks for the role of Dr. Cecilia Reyes.[12]
  • Jon Hamm was originally slated to make a brief appearance in the film as Mister Sinister, but his scene was cut, and the role subsequently replaced by Antonio Banderas playing a different villain.[13]
    • Said role for Banderas, as Emmanuel da Costa, was planned to be introduced in a post-credit scene setting up a planned sequel, which would've been the second in a planned trilogy of films. Said plans were scrapped, along with the post-credit scene in the final product, due to Disney's acquisition of the X-Men film rights.[14]
  • Warlock was featured in early drafts of the film's script, until Fox deemed the character was too expensive.[13]
  • According to director Josh Boone, this film was originally planned to be in the same timeline as the film X-Men: Apocalypse, before 20th Century Fox allowed it to be stand-alone.[15]




See Also

Links and References


  1. 1.0 1.1 Kit, Borys (11 May 2017). Anya Taylor-Joy, Maisie Williams Set to Star in 'X-Men' Spinoff 'New Mutants' (Exclusive). The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved on 11 May 2017.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Sneider, Jeff (31 May 2017). “Stranger Things” Star Charlie Heaton to Play Cannonball in “New Mutants”. Tracking Board. Retrieved on 01 June 2017.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Kit, Borys (2 June 2016). Fox's 'New Mutants' Casts Newcomer Blu Hunt In Danielle Moonstar Role (Exclusive). The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved on 2 June 2016.
  4. Kit, Borys (29 June 2017). Alice Braga Joins 'New Mutants' as Rosario Dawson Exits (Exclusive). The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved on 29 June 2017.
  5. McClintock, Pamela (22 April 2017). 'Deadpool 2' Lands June 2018 Release Date. The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved on 22 April 2017.
  6. Parker, Ryan; Kit, Borys (2018-01-11). 'X-Men' Shake-Up: 'Deadpool 2,' 'Gambit,' 'The New Mutants' Get New Dates (Exclusive). THR. Retrieved on 2018-01-11.
  7. Ramos, Dino-Ray (March 26 2018). 20th Century Fox Shuffles Release Dates For ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’, ‘Dark Phoenix’ & More. Deadline. Retrieved on March 27 2018.
  8. Galuppo, Mia; Couch, Aaron (May 7, 2019). Three New 'Star Wars' Films Get Release Dates In Disney Schedule Reset. THR. Retrieved on May 7, 2019.
  9. Galuppo, Mia (March 12, 2020). 'Mulan' Release Pushed Back Amid Coronavirus Pandemic. THR. Retrieved on March 13, 2020.
  10. McClintock, Pamela and Aaron Couch (May 13, 2020). 'New Mutants' Finally Lands New August 2020 Release Date. The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved on May 13, 2020.
  11. Welch, Alex (2017-09-16). New Mutants Director & Stars Wrap Principal Photography. Screen Rant. Retrieved on 2017-10-15.
  12. Kit, Borys (25 May 2017). Rosario Dawson in Talks to Star in X-Men Spinoff 'New Mutants'. The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved on 01 June 2017.
  13. 13.0 13.1 Sneider, Jeff (30 March 2018). Inside the Drama Surrounding Fox's "New Mutants," Including a Top Secret New Cast Member (Exclusive). The Tracking Board. Retrieved on 31 March 2018.
  14. Romano, Nick (March 9, 2020). Exclusive: The New Mutants director sets the record straight on reshoot rumblings. Retrieved on March 17, 2020.
  15. Hussain, Humza (January 31, 2020). Fox Originally Wanted New Mutants In X-Men: Apocalypse Timeline. Screen Rant. Retrieved on March 23, 2020.

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