Reshoots on Fox’s horror X-Men film The New Mutants still have not happened and are not currently planned.
The Hollywood Reporter reports that New Mutants has not yet actually begun those reshoots, scheduling for which is apparently in the hands of writer/director Josh Boone. That outlet also speculates that, although Disney will release the movie, it’s not clear if it will hit theaters, though it will likely make it to the company’s upcoming streaming service.
Production went smoothly and a first trailer was even released, but then New Mutants started to unravel just months before it was originally set to hit theaters. Fox delayed the film to almost an entire year to February 2019 in order to make it scarier. Those reshoots were scheduled to take place in the summer of 2018, but failed to happen. Fox eventually delayed New Mutants again till August of this year, giving them more time to work on the film.
The fate of The New Mutants is definitely up in the air at this point, and it’s entirely possible Dark Phoenix will serve as the end of the Fox’s current X-Men films on the big screen. The New Mutants was originally set to be released on April 13, 2018, but it was later pushed back to February 22, 2019. More recently, it was pushed back to August 2, 2019. As it stands, the film is still set for release in August, but that might change depending on when reshoots get done and their scale.
The New Mutants stars Maisie Williams (Game of Thrones) as Wolfsbane, Anya Taylor-Joy (Atlantis) as Magik, Charlie Heaton (Stranger Things) as Cannonball, Blu Hunt (The Originals) as Dani Moonstar and Henry Zaga (13 Reasons Why) as Sunspot. The film is scheduled to be released on Aug. 2, 2019.