1 h 34 min | Sci-fi, Horror | Release Date: 4.9.2020
Twentieth Century Studios in association with Marvel Entertainment presents “The New Mutants,” an original horror thriller directed by Josh Boone and written by Boone and Knate Lee. The film features an impressive ensemble of young up-and-coming actors, including Maisie Williams, Anya Taylor-Joy, Charlie Heaton, Alice Braga, Henry Zaga and Blu Hunt. The producers are Simon Kinberg, p.g.a., Karen Rosenfelt and Lauren Shuler Donner with Stan Lee and Michele Imperato Stabile serving as executive producers.
Rahne Sinclair (Williams), Illyana Rasputin (Taylor-Joy), Sam Guthrie (Heaton) and Roberto De Costa (Zaga) are four young mutants being held in an isolated hospital for psychiatric monitoring. Dr. Cecilia Reyes (Braga), believing the teenagers are a danger both to themselves and to society as a whole, keeps a close eye on them as she struggles to teach them how to reign in their mutant abilities. When newcomer Danielle “Dani” Moonstar (Hunt) joins the other patients the facility, strange occurrences begin to take place. The hospital’s patients are plagued by hallucinations and flashbacks, and both their new mutant abilities – and their friendships – will be tested as they battle to try and make it out alive.