Fox Announces New Mutants Movie, Spinning Out Of X-Men


That's the word. The PR is out. And Deadline has it.

Josh Boone, director of The Fault In Our Stars will direct and co-write with Knate Gwaltney a New Mutants movie for Fox, based on the X-Men comic that featured younger mutants being trained to be potential X-Men – or something else entirely.

The original series created by Chris Claremont and Bob McLeod. included the likes of Cannonball, Wolfbane, Magik, Mirage, Cannonball, Wolfsbane, Magma, Karma, Sunspot, Cypher, Warlock, Boom Boom, as well as seeing the first appearances of Cable, Deadpool and Domino. The series saw early and career defining work for the likes of Bill Sienkiewicz and Rob Liefeld

Simon Kinberg will produce with Lauren Shuler Donner.

It will join other planned X-moves including X-Men: ApocalypseDeadpool, Gambit, Wolverine 3 and probably X-Force, as well as an X-Factor TV show.


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