New Mutants: Charlie Heaton In Talks To Join Cast For X-Men Spinoff


The Hollywood Reporter is exclusively reporting that Charlie Heaton is in talks with 20th Century Fox to join the cast of X-Men spinoff New Mutants.

 

The film, based on the comics that launched in the early 1980’s created by Chris Claremont and Bob McLeod, will focus on the angst-driven adventures of a diverse group of teenagers that include Native American Danielle Moonstar, Scots girl Wolfsbane, Brazilian ladies man Sunspot, a Kentuckian codenamed Cannonball and Russian teen Magik. Also in the mix will be an alien named Warlock.

 

The THR reports that Heaton (whose recent credits include Stranger Things and Shut In) is in negotiations to play the role of Sam Guthrie aka Cannonball, who propels himself into the air and is invulnerable while doing so.

 

The film is being directed by Josh Boone and is scheduled to commence production in early July and the script has been written by Josh Boone and his writing partner, Knate Lee. Simon Kinberg and Karen Rosenfelt will serve as producers on the film.

 

Currently cast in New Mutants is Anya Taylor-Joy and Maisie Williams, while Rosario Dawson is still in negotiations to join the cast.

 

New Mutants is scheduled for cinematic release on the 13th April 2018.

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