New Mutants: Henry Zaga Joins Cast For X-Men Spinoff


Deadline and Variety are reporting that Henry Zaga has been cast in the role of Roberto da Costa aka Sunspot in 20th Century Fox’s 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.

 

Henry Zaga (whose credits include XOXO, Teen Wolf and 13 Reasons Why) will be playing Brazilian mutant Roberto da Costa, more known as Sunspot, who has the ability to manipulate solar energy.

 

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 and Charlie Heaton are still in negotiations to join the cast.

 

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

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