The New Mutants (2019) Movie Review, Cast and Plot


The New Mutants is an upcoming American horror film in the superhero genre. This film is based on the Marvel Comics team of the same name. It is distributed by 20th Century Fox and it is the thirteenth installment in the X-Men film series.

The movie is directed by Josh Boone and the screenplay is written by himself and Knate Lee. This movie stars Anya Maisie Williams, Henry Zaga, Charlie Heaton, Blu Hunt, Taylor-Joy, and Alice Braga.

The New Mutants Movie Cast

  • Anya Taylor-Joy as Illyana Rasputin/Magik. She is a Russian mutant that has sorcery powers. Illyana is the sister of Colossus who is a member of the X-Men seen in previous movies in the series. Illyana Rasputin has an imaginary friend in the dragon-like alien, Lockheed.
  • Maisie Williams as Rahne Sinclair/Wolfsbane. Played the role of a Scottish mutant who is struggling to reconcile her religious beliefs with her power to turn into a wolf.
  • Charlie Heaton as Sam Guthrie/Cannonball. Played the role of a Kentuckian mutant. “Sam can propel himself into the air and is invulnerable while doing so.
  • Henry Zaga as Bobby da Costa/Sunspot. a Brazilian mutant that has the ability to manipulate solar energy.
  • Blu Hunt as Dani Moonstar/Mirage. played the role of a Native American mutant. Mirage has the power to create illusions.
  • Alice Braga as Cecilia Reyes: She is a mentor to the group, and also a medical doctor. She has the ability to generate a protective bio-field around herself.
  • Jon Hamm as Nathaniel Essex/Mister Sinister.
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The New Mutants Movie Plot

This movie follows 5 young mutants who discover their abilities while they are held in a secret facility against their will. The 5 young mutants have to fight to escape their past sins and save themselves. This film will be released on the 2nd of August 2019.


The New Mutants Movie Overview

Directed byJosh Boone
Produced by
  • Simon Kinberg
  • Karen Rosenfelt
  • Lauren Shuler Donner
Screenplay by
  • Josh Boone
  • Knate Lee
Based on
New Mutants

  • Chris Claremont
  • Bob McLeod
  • Anya Taylor-Joy
  • Maisie Williams
  • Charlie Heaton
  • Henry Zaga
  • Blu Hunt
  • Alice Braga
Music by
  • Nate Walcott
  • Mike Mogis
CinematographyPeter Deming
Edited byRobb Sullivan
  • Marvel Entertainment
  • Genre Films
  • Sunswept Entertainment
  • The Donners’ Company
Distributed by20th Century Fox
Release date
  • August 2, 2019 (United States)
CountryUnited States

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