Superhero film “The New Mutants” by Josh Boone

Theatrical premiere: August 2, 2019 (United States)
Starring: Anya Taylor-Joy, Maisie Williams, Charlie Heaton, Henry Zaga, Blu Hunt, and Alice Braga

The New Mutants

Director: Josh Boone
Screenwriters: Josh Boone and Knate Lee
Running time:


The New Mutants is an American horror film in the superhero genre, based on the Marvel Comics team of the same name. It is intended to be the eleventh installment in the X-Men film series.

Five young mutants, just discovering their abilities while held in a secret facility against their will, fight to escape their past sins and save themselves.

“The New Mutants” Trailer

“The New Mutants” Cast in Stills

Anya Taylor-Joy as Illyana Rasputin / Magik: a Russian mutant with sorcery powers, who “uses teleportation discs to travel.”

Film stills from "The New Mutants"

Maisie Williams as Rahne Sinclair / Wolfsbane: a Scottish mutant “struggling to reconcile her religious beliefs with her power to turn into a wolf.”
Charlie Heaton as Sam Guthrie / Cannonball: a Kentuckian mutant “who can propel himself into the air and is invulnerable while doing so.”
Henry Zaga as Roberto da Costa / Sunspot: a Brazilian mutant “with the ability to manipulate solar energy.”
Blu Hunt as Danielle Moonstar / Mirage: a Native American mutant “who has the power to create illusions drawn from the fears and desires of a person’s mind.”
Alice Braga as Cecilia Reyes: a mentor to the group, and a medical doctor “who has the ability to generate a protective bio-field around herself.”

Film stills from “The New Mutants”

Marvel Entertainment
Kinberg Genre
The Donners’ Company
TSG Entertainment
20th Century Fox