New Mutants is written and directed by Josh Boone (The Fault in Our Stars) and produced by Simon Kinberg and Karen Rosenfelt. In the comics, Wolfsbane's ability to transform into a wolf puts her at odds with her religious upbringing and her abusive father. In addition to that, X-Men: Dark Phoenix will arrive at the end of 2018 on November 2.
Taylor-Joy will be playing the part of the latter, Magik. She's the second Westeros veteran to play a member of the X-Men, following her onscreen sister Sophie Turner, who played Jean Grey in X-Men: Apocalypse.
Taylor-Joy is in the midst of a rapid career climb after the double whammy of her breakout role in The Witch, which earned the actress a BAFTA nomination, and the surprise sensation that is M. Her powers are Portal incarnate, she can teleport around the Earth via "Limbo" using what is described as "teleportation discs".
"As for the rest of the cast, THR says Fox is "making serious efforts" to cast "ethnically appropriate" actors for the diverse team of teenage heroes, which also includes a "Brazilian ladies" man", a Native American, a Kentuckian, and an alien-though the studio probably won't bother casting a real-life techno-organic shape-shifter for that last one.
Prominent detentions of foreigners in North Korea
He was accused of stealing a propaganda poster, and North Korean officials released a video that purported to show him taking it. US officials say North Korea must agree to give up its weapons programs if it wants formal talks to resume.
Who you like to see join the New Mutants cast?
Writer/director Josh Boone reportedly began talks with the two actresses previous year, but couldn't confirm the casting until the film was fully greenlit.
Production is expected to begin this July, so we should be hearing more casting reports pretty soon.
As first reported on by The Hollywood Reporter, New Mutants definitely feels as though it's leaning into the vibes director Josh Boone hinted at on Twitter AND that YA vibe we reported it would have.