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‘The New Mutants’ Is At Last On It’s Way!

The New Mutants was supposed to come out in 2018, but was pushed to this year. With reshoots done and a new trailer out The New Mutants is set to be released this spring in April.

 

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One thing I really enjoyed about the very first trailer way back when was the vibe to it. It was incredibly different to any X-Men movie we’ve gotten, it was dark and took on more serious tone. Although Logan had the same feel, New Mutants looked like a straight up psychological horror, and I was down. In the trailer we see a clear view of our protagonist and side characters. We also get more glimpses of their powers.

We’ve seen an array of mutant powers from shape shifting, flying, to teleporting and they all seemed incredibly cool, but one mutant that has been highlighted to having frightening powers was Rogue. With a single touch she could literally suck the life out of anyone. Hopefully we’ll get to explore these new mutants powers in the same way we did with her. That we will get to see how terrifying some mutant powers can be.

 

 

In the trailer, the mutants are at an asylum which gives a new and interesting location. It’s literally the opposite of Xavier’s school, which adds a different dynamic. Instead of seeing young mutants learn and practice their powers, we see having to repress them.

 

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But I am a bit weary that the movie is rated PG-13. Logan being rated R proved that with a higher rating a comic movie could capture a more mature tone and absolutely better action. It is also taking a bit of a Joker route where it’s connected to the established X-Men universe but not directly, which leads room to surprise us.

 

 

Watch the newest trailer here

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Are The Classic 90’s Marvel Cartoons Coming To Disney+?

Disney+, Disney’s upcoming streaming service, is set to have a huge lineup of Marvel content ready at launch. This includes new series such as Loki and WandaVision as well as the films in the MCU like Black Panther and Captain Marvel. But nothing can beat the classic Marvel cartoons from the 90’s. Fans of those shows might be excited by this news.

 

 

 

Though it hasn’t been officially confirmed, those who have had early access to the streaming service has gone to Twitter to say that Disney+ plus will feature 90’s Marvel cartoons such as the original Spider-Man and X-Men cartoons. Other 90’s cartoons include Silver Surfer, Incredible Hulk and Fantastic Four.

 

 

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The tweets came after Disney+ launched a free trial for the service exclusively in the Netherlands. According to the original source, there are even more classic Marvel cartoons on the service.

 

 

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We’re still 60 days away from the launch of Disney+, and the photos and tweets themselves don’t officially confirm anything, but the prospect of being able to stream these classic cartoons whenever you want is surely to get people talking.

 

 

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Is ‘The New Mutants’ Adaptation Dead?

 

 

When it was first announced, The New Mutants sounded like a promising film. Staring Anya-Taylor Joy, Maisie Williams and Charlie Heaton. The first horror film in the X-Men franchise tells the story of a group of teenagers who discover their mutant abilities while being held captive in a secret facility. As time went on, it became clear that there was trouble with this film.

 

The poster with the original release date. | Image Via Wikipedia

 

The film was originally going to be released in April 2018, but was delayed to February 2019 to avoid competition with Deadpool 2. It was then delayed again to August 2019 to allow for reshoots. Then, when Disney acquired Fox, the release date was pushed back again to April 2020. X-Men producer Simon Kinberg explained why there are constant delays in an interview:

 

What’s happening is we’re gonna do reshoots this year on that film and it has a new release date from Disney. That’s really it. Part of it was figuring out what the reshoots were gonna be, the pick-ups, and the other part of it was getting that cast back together.

 

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The recently announced cast for ‘New Mutants’ (Actors from Right To Left: Maisie Williams, Charlie Heaton, Blu Hunt, Henry Zaga, Anya-Taylor Joy) | Image via Cellcode

 

The constant delays and reshoots haven’t impressed Disney, who are already upset about several Fox flops after their acquisition. According to Variety, the studio is unimpressed with the final film and thinks it has limited box office potential.

 

So, what does this mean? The most likely scenario is that Disney will release the film via streaming, either on Hulu or the upcoming Disney+. Or maybe the company will go with a theatrical release anyway and just see how it plays out. Either way, it has been a long, hard road for the final film in Fox’s X-Men universe.

 

Would you still see The New Mutants?

 

 

 

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