THE NEW MUTANTS SDCC @ HOME Panel

THE NEW MUTANTS panel is moderated by Ira Madison III and brought to everyone via IGN.

Ira introduces first director Josh Boone and then the rest of the cast Maisie Williams, Anna Taylor-Joy, Charlie Heaton, Alice Braga, Henry Zaga and Blu Hunt.  The cast was first introduced to their characters in emoji form which can be activated via twitter using hashtags.

They are later joined by Bill Sienkiewicz, Eisner award winning artist who was responsible for the art of the characters which we have found out is heavily referenced throughout the movie. He thanks Josh Boone and the cast for their creativity.

When asked by ira about the inspiration for the film and the curse of the Demon Bear, Josh Boone said that he had finished making THE FAULT IN THEIR STARS and always loved the demon bear run in the new mutants. He had been a fan and it stuck out. He talks about how he used to sit with a stack and reading them back in his apartment in LA knowing one day he would make it.

Maisie Williams says she is in love with the fan base from the superhero roles when asked about coming from one massive franchise fan base to another.

Anna Taylor-Joy was asked about excelling at playing misunderstood characters how was it being a more domineering character and how fun was it doing the action scenes. “Yeah big time. Magik was the first character i had that stomped into a room I’ve never experienced that.”

Fans along with contests to enter to win amazing posters were treated to the AMAZING opening scene of the film itself.

Though it was believed that an announcement would have been made about the films instant arrival on streaming, it was instead announced about another contests for fans to attend an advanced screening and the film is still slated for a theatrical release on August 28th of this year.

Check out the full panel below.

 

THE NEW MUTANTS Are Coming To Comic-con At Home

All hope may not yet be lost for the final film under the 20th Century Fox X-MEN franchise. According to a press release from Walt Disney Studios, at this year’s Comic-con at home we will be getting a special look at THE NEW MUTANTS from a panel with writer/director Josh Boone along with stars Maisie Williams, Anya Taylor-Joy, Charlie Heaton, Alice Braga, Blu Hunt and Henry Zaga.  The panel will be moderated by Ira Madison III, will debut on July 23, 2020.

Along with this news, we were also treated to a new special look at the film.

Check it out below

 

THE NEW MUTANTS May Not See Theatrical Daylight And DEADPOOL’S Rating Is A Toss-Up

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After Disney blamed its third quarter loss on its 20th Century Fox acquisitions including DARK PHOENIX many found themselves wondering if THE NEW MUTANTS which itself has gone through a number of reshoots, actually be released to the public. We now may have our answer.

According to a report from Variety,  Disney is highly  unimpressed with John Boone’s  The New Mutants, and believes it has “limited box office potential” (did they not see the aforementioned DARK PHOENIX).The film is currently set for an April 2020 theatrical release, but, as far as we know, still requires some reshoots. If this is indeed true then do not expect the mouse to enthusiastically  shell out any money into having this happen.

As far as the merc with a mouth, goes Disney is still said to be “grappling” with how to integrate DEADPOOL into the MCU, and is trying to find a way for the character to “move seamlessly between AVENGERS spinoffs and bloody, profane stand-alone adventures.”

deadpooldisney.jpegNow if you want a quick summation of what this may mean, it may be when it comes to assembling with the Avengers, Wade Wilson would be a little more reserved but when it comes to his own solo films its “No F’s Given”.

The Trailer for “The New Mutants” Sends the Chills You Were Expecting

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After months and months of anticipation, we finally have a trailer for the Josh Boone film “The New Mutants”. Much was wondered what could be expected from a film in the X-Men family that was a full on horror movie and contained Mutants without costumes.

Well this trailer does not disappoint at all. Set I what appears to be an insane asylum or as called in the trailer “a haunted house” for this writer has a “House on Haunted Hill” vibe plus more. Check it out below and let us know what you think.

Casting Is Still Happening for NEW MUTANTS Movie

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Josh Boone and the production crew behind the upcoming NEW MUTANTS movie are beefing up their casting and adding more to the already anticipated cast.

The Main cast has already been assembled for New Mutants, with Magik, Sunspot, Mirage, Cannonball, Wolfsbane and Warlock making up the roster of young heroes. But now an casting announcement may open up the idea of another founding team member being added to the film.

A casting call has surfaced over at Project Casting (via Omega Underground), and in addition to what is almost certainly a call for an actress to play a younger version of Illyana Rasputin, AKA Magik, it may also suggest that Boone is seeking someone to portray Xi’an Coy Manh, aka Karma:

SEEKING: [These are principal roles…]

YOUNG ANNA – Female, 9 – 12; preferably blonde, or willing to temporary color; Russian accent or Russian language skills.

YOUNG FEMALE – 18 to 22 years old; Asian Scheduled to shoot in MA for one or more days between 7/20 and 8/16.

Of course, Karma is not the only possibility – there’s potential that it could be Hisako Ichiki/Armor, for example – but nonetheless the fact that it’s a “principal role” does make it a pretty good bet.