Josh Boone’s long-awaited X-Men spin-off The New Mutants is getting a new trailer in January 2020.
Boone, confirmed on Twitter that the film would release a trailer soon. The Twitter account, New Mutants Updates, asked Boone when the trailer would drop. He replied, “Soooooon. January.”
Charlie Heaton, who plays Sam Guthrie/Cannonball in the film also spoke about the film recently. While appearing at the For the Love of Sci-Fi convention in Manchester, England, Heaton told fans the film was coming.
“No, it’s coming out next year, but we filmed it almost two years ago. It’s the release [date] that’s been moved quite a while,” Heaton said. “If you don’t know, The New Mutants is like an X-Men spinoff. It was a comic book; Bill Sienkiewicz did it and it was an X-Men comic. It’s basically like a separate bunch of mutants. We shot this a while back and it’s been pushed because Fox has now merged with Disney.”
The New Mutants is the final X-Men spin-off that was developed at 20th Century Fox, which is ironically said to lack ties to any of the existing X-Men movies. The New Mutants is said to have a horror tone, but will still retain the teen aspects close in nature to the comic series in spite of a heavily horror-focused first trailer.
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 arrives April 3, 2020.