Disney Plus announced, via its official Twitter account, that the premiere of The New Mutants, a story based on the X-Men, is just around the corner. specific, The title will be available on the streaming platform from September 15.
Produced by Twentieth Century Studios in association with Marvel Entertainment, the film is described as an original horror film, set in an isolated hospital where a group of young mutants are chained up for their psychological control.
However, when strange events begin to happen, their new skills and friendships will be put to the test as they struggle to survive. Will they succeed in that?
Directed by Josh Boone (The Fault in Our Stars), working on a script co-written with Knate Lee, The New Mutants starring Maisie Williams (Game of Thrones), Anya Taylor-Joy (Lady’s Gambit), Charlie Heaton (Stranger Things), Alice Braga (Predators), Blue Hunt (Original), and Henry Zaga (13 Reasons Why).
What powers do new mutants possess?
- Charlie Heaton Cuomo Cannon / Sam Guthrie
Guthrie worked in a coal mine, and during a deadly landslide, the young man’s powers came into play. As the name implies, the Heaton Cannon can propel itself through the air at high speed using natural thermochemical energy, and it is impractical to attack it in motion, turning Sam into a human cannonball.
- Maisie Williams Cuomo Wolfsbane / Rahne Sinclair
Wolfsbane hails from Scotland and has the ability to change between human and wolf. The character originally appeared in the 1982 comic New Mutants as one of the founding members of the X-Men junior Group. Before Charles Xavier takes her, Sinclair has a bleak childhood under the care of an abusive Reverend Craig, who instills strict religious values in his daughter, then attempts to kill her when his strange abilities manifest.
- Anya Taylor Joy Cuomo Magic / Ileana Rasputin
Ileana Rasputin predates that of her co-stars, given her name dates back to the 1975 Giant-Size X-Men, but it wasn’t until December 1983 that she made it to the Magik-themed comics, when her famous connections were revealed: as the last name might suggest, she Colossus’ sister. In Limbo, the girl’s abilities include the ability to cast spells and she can also summon the Soul Sword of Limbo, who brings with her her own shield.
- Henry Zaga as Sunspot / Roberto Da Costa
Sunspot is able to absorb solar energy into its own body and use it as an energy source for a number of purposes including increasing strength, flying and energy blasts. However, the downside to Roberto is that he needs the sun and will completely transform into his human version if he is kept in a dark room for an extended period of time.
- Blue Hunt Como Mirage / Daniel Munstar
Mirage’s ability is to physically manifest a person’s fears and turn them into a real illusion. In the comics, visions are what brought the Bear Demon into contact with The New Mutants and this forces the team to defeat the threatening entity.
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