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New Mutants Movie: Characters & Writers Revealed

Posted By: Matt McGloin
Fri, 08/26/2016 - 17:51

The Fox Studios New Mutants X-Men spinoff continues to move forward.

THR reports New Mutants will be written by Scott Neustadter and Michael H. Weber, the duo behind The Fault in Our Stars and The Spectacular Now.

They reteam with director Josh Boone, who also directed The Fault in Our Stars and is a big X-Men comic book fan. Simon Kinberg is serving as producer and previously offered about New Mutants: "We have a really good script and hoping to shoot that real soon, too. It's very loyal to the comics."

Details for New Mutants include the film centers on a group of misfits trying to deal with their mutant powers.

It's said New Mutants will focus on the angst-driven adventures of a diverse group of teens, with the characers revealed including: Native American Danielle Moonstar, Scots girl Wolfsbane, Brazilian ladies man Sunspot, a Kentuckian code-named Cannonball, the Russian teen Magik, and the alien named Warlock.

Boone previously teased the New Mutants characters on Instragram as well.