The New Mutants

The New Mutants – Release Date, Plot, Cast, and Trailer


The New Mutants is an upcoming American horror movie in the superhero genre, which is intended to be the last installment of the X-Men film series.

It is based on the Marvel Comic team of the same name, and it’s distributed by 20th Century Studios.

The New Mutant, directed by Josh Boone and co-written by Kante Lee, stars Henry Zaga, Charlie Heaton, Maisie Williams, Blu Hunt, Anya Taylor-Joy, and Alice Braga.


The New Mutants

Filming took place in Boston, Massachusetts, from July to September 2017, with an April 2018 release in mind.

However, the movie was delayed while reshoots were planned and Disney began the process of acquiring production company 20th Century Fox. It was, however, completed without reshoot in March 2020.

The New Mutant was originally intended to release in April 2018 and has had several additional dates since its release was first announced.

It is scheduled to be released in the United States on August 28, 2020.

Director: Josh Boone
Producers: Simon Kinberg, Karen Rosenfelt, and Lauren Shuler Donner
Written by: Josh Boone and Knate Lee
Based on: New Mutants by Chris Claremont Bob McLeod
Starring: Charlie Heaton, Maisie Williams, Alice Braga, Blu Hunt, Anya Taylor-Joy, and Henry Zaga
Music by: Mark Snow
Cinematography: Peter Deming
Editor: Robb Sullivan, Matthew Dunnell, and Andrew Buckland
Production Company: Marvel Entertainment, Genre Films, 20th Century Studios, and Sunswept Entertainment
Distributors: 20th Century Studios
Release date: August 28, 2020
Duration: 94 minutes
Country: United States
Language: English

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Casts in The New Mutants

  • Maisie Williams as Rahne Sinclair / Wolfsbane. A Scottish mutant who can become a wolf and is struggling to reconcile this together with her religious beliefs.
  • Anya Taylor-Joy as Illyana Rasputin / Magik. A Russian mutant with sorcery powers, she will manifest the Soulsword and use teleportation discs to travel.
  • Charlie Heaton as Sam Guthrie / Cannonball. An American mutant who can propel himself into the air, and is invulnerable while doing so.
  • Alice Braga as Cecilia Reyes. A mentor to the group and a medical doctor who can generate protective fields around herself.
  • Blu Hunt as Danielle Moonstar / Mirage. A Native American mutant who can create illusions supported the fears and desires of people.
  • Henry Zaga as Roberto da Costa / Sunspot. A Brazilian mutant who can manipulate solar power

Plot Summary

Five young people who demonstrate special powers are brought to a secret institution against their will to undergo treatments they are told will cure them of the dangers of their powers. They fight to escape their past sins and save themselves.

The New Mutant Official Trailer

Watch the official trailer of The New Mutant below

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