October 13, 2017
Watch: ‘The New Mutants’ Trailer Shows What an ‘X-Men’ Horror Movie Looks Like
We heard The New Mutants was aiming for a horror vibe, but debuting its first trailer in the middle of the night on Friday the 13th pretty much confirms the idea (it also opens on a Friday the 13th). The movie, a spin-off from the X-Men franchise, is based on the 1980s Marvel comic book series of the same name, particularly its darker run written by co-creator Chris Claremont and illustrated by Bill Sienkiewicz.
Described as “a haunted house movie with a bunch of hormonal teenagers” and a cross between The Breakfast Club and’ One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest by 20th Century Fox chairman and CEO Stacey Snider, New Mutants stars a hot young cast as mutant heroes Cannonball, Magik, Wolfsbane, Sunspot and Mirage. They’re overseen by a mutant doctor named Cecilia Reyes while locked in a secret facility.
Watch the first trailer below.
Josh Boone, whose last movie was the teen romance drama The Fault in Our Stars.
Boone, Scott Neustadter (The Fault In Our Stars), Michael H. Weber (The Fault in Our Stars) and Knate Lee (Kidnap).
Anya Taylor-Joy (Split), Maisie Williams (Game of Thrones), Charlie Heaton (Stranger Things), Alice Braga (Queen of the South), Blu Hunt (The Originals) and Henry Zaga (Teen Wolf).
“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.” (via 20th Century Fox)
April 13, 2018.