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X-Men: New Mutants Casts Sunspot

Posted By:Matt McGloin
Fri, 06/02/2017 - 18:45

X-Men: New Mutants has found its Sunspot.

Deadline reports Netflix 13 Reasons Why actor Henry Zaga will play Roberto da Costa a.k.a Sunspot, a Brazilian mutant with the ability to manipulate solar energy.

Zaga joins a cast that includes Maisie Williams as Wolfsbane, a girl struggling to reconcile her religious beliefs with her power to turn into a wolf, and Anya Taylor-Joy as Magik, "a girl who has learned sorcery and uses teleportation discs to travel."

Stranger Things Charlie Heaton is also up to play Cannonball, and X-Men: New Mutants will also feature Danielle Moonstar and the alien Warlock.

X-Men: New Mutants is due to film this Summer for its April 13, 2018 release and is described as: These new mutants find themselves held in a secret facility against their will and must battle the dangers of their powers, as well as the sins of their pasts.

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