It’s no secret that The New Mutants has spent a lengthy time teetering on the verge of launch – too lengthy, maybe.
In actual fact, it’s turn into one thing of a operating gag, to the purpose the place the Powers That Be just lately (re)launched Josh Boone’s X-Males spinoff be declaring “we’re again,” and slapping an August 2020 launch date on the hood.
That due date stays in place (for now), that means Disney has began to mud off The New Mutants‘ hard-wired promotional machine, hoping to reignite curiosity within the long-gestating X-Males film for the umpteenth time.
The newest content material drop involves us by means of SFX Journal (h/t CBM), which incorporates 4 photographs that includes Rahne Sinclair/Wolfsbane (Maisie Williams) and Illyana Rasputin/Magik (Anya Taylor-Pleasure), and the fearsome Wolfsbane. Don’t anticipate high-res pictures, although; except you’re holding a bodily copy of SFX in your hand, you’ll must make do with these scans.
However, given how lengthy we’ve waited for The New Mutants, we’ll take any promo we will discover. There are additionally some intriguing particulars to be present in as we speak’s media dump, together with an interplay between Rahne and Danielle Moonstar, the latter of whom seems to have discovered herself in a sticky scenario. Both that, or she’s considering suicide, although we ought to be cautious of drawing any conclusions from a number of static photographs.
Fortunately, we received’t have to attend an excessive amount of longer earlier than Josh Boone’s star-studded spinoff – a derivative that initially filmed again in 2017 – sees the nice and cozy mild of day. As issues stand, and assuming the worldwide lockdown isn’t prolonged into the autumn, The New Mutants will lastly take pleasure in its theatrical (and, crucially, not VOD) launch on August 28th. Bold? Maybe, however solely time will inform.