NEW MUTANTS Still Features Blu Hunt's Mirage; Wolfsbane & Cannonball Promos Contain New Footage

NEW MUTANTS Still Features Blu Hunt's Mirage; Wolfsbane & Cannonball Promos Contain New Footage

Although The New Mutants release was recently delayed (again) because of the coronavirus outbreak, new promotional materiel is still doing the rounds. Check out a new still and two character vids...

Josh Boone's The New Mutants may well be remembered as one of the unluckiest movies of all time. The X-Men spinoff was finally set to hit theaters on April 3 after already being hit with two lengthy release delays, and now the film has been postponed yet again because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Although marketing will most likely cease until the movie is given a new release date, we do have some new promotional material for you guys to check out while we wait for an update. Empire has shared a new still of Blu Hunt as Dani Moonster/Mirage, and there are snippets of new footage in the latest character videos for Rahne/Wolfsbane (Maisie Williams) and Sam/Cannonball (Charlie Heaton).

While chatting to the mag, Hunt revealed how proud she was to play such a prominent Native American character in a superhero movie.

I’m an indigenous superhero. I’m not just in the background, to please people. I’m carrying the movie. I never thought I’d see myself in a movie, and the first shot is of my face! I was shaking in the theatre, but Maisie [Williams] grabbed me, like, ‘You’re good! It’s good!’”

Check put the pic and promos below along with some previously released images and let us know what you think. With any luck, The New Mutants will be given a new theatrical release once things get back to normal.

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Cecilia Reyes



Dr. Cecilia Reyes is the head of the institution where the five young mutants assemble to learn how to control their powers. There are hints in the footage we've seen that she knows more than she's telling them, however, particularly when it comes to Mirage and her connection to the Demon Bear.

Mutant Skull?



We have no idea who this skull belonged to, but it looks like Reyes is using it as some kind of teaching prop.

Cannonball #1



Sam Guthrie is the eldest of a large Kentucky coal mining family and the epitome of a southern gent. Sam has the ability to fly at jet speeds while creating an impenetrable force-field, earning him the codename Cannonball.

Cannonball #2



He co-leads the team with Mirage in the comics, and develops an uneasy friendship with Sunspot. He also looks upon Wolfsbane as a Little sister, unaware that she harbours romantic feelings for him.

Cannonball #3


Sam will be played by British actor Charlie Heaton, who will be best-known for his impressive turn as Jonathan Byers in Stranger Things. He also appeared with Naoimi Watts in the 2016 thriller, Shut In.

Magik #1



Easily the most poplar character on the team, Illyana Rasputin is the younger sister of Colossus and a powerful sorceress. As Magik, she has the ability to teleport to different dimensions and this leads to a darker side of her personality emerging when she spends some time in the demonic realm of Limbo.

Magik #2



Though this initially results in her terrified teammates giving her a wide berth, she eventually learns to balance both sides and work with her fellow mutants.

Magik #3



Magik will be brought to life by Anya Taylor-Joy, who rose to prominence with the role of Thomasin The Witch and has since appeared in the likes of Morgan, Barry and M. Night Shyamalan's Split. She then reprised the role of Casey for the director's divisive follow-up, Glass.

Wolfsbane #1



Rahne Sinclair, aka Wolfsbane, is a young a Scottish girl struggling to reconcile her staunch religious beliefs with her ability to transform into a werewolf. She's shy, sheltered and nervous for the most part, but a much darker side is unleashed when the wolf takes over.

Wolfsbane #2



Rahne is close with Mirage and Cannonball (whom she has a crush on), but weary of Magik because of her outspoken personality and demonic powers.

Wolfsbane #3


Wolfsbane will be portrayed by arguably the most well-known member of the cast, Maisie Williams, who shot to fame as Arya on HBO's Game of Thrones. Williams has also appeared in the likes of Netflix's iBoy and Doctor Who.

Mirage #1



Danielle Moonstar is a powerful telepath, with the ability to project vivid images/illusions into her opponents' minds. Though unconfirmed, there's a pretty good chance Mirage is the one responsible for the terrifying visions the others are plagued by in the trailer. In the comics, she takes the shy Rahne Sinclair under her wing and the two become close friends.

Mirage #2



Mirage will be played by relative newcomer Blu Hunt, who is part Native American. The 24-year-old has previously appeared in The CW's The Originals, but this will be her first feature role.

Mirage #3



We don't know how much Boone's movie will draw from the Demon Bear Saga, but the monstrous entity was glimpsed in the recent trailer, and Mirage's charm certainly hints at some kind of connection.

Sunspot #1



Roberto da Costa is a brash Brazilian mutant with the ability to channel the sun's energy and gain great strength in the process. He's arrogant and hot-headed, but also fearless and protective of his teammates.

Sunspot #2



In the comics, he finds himself at odds with pretty much all of his colleagues, though he does develop a friendship/rivalry with Cannonball.

Sunspot #3


An incarnation - though not a very faithful one - of Sunspot actually appeared in X-Men: Days of Future Past, but the role has been recast for The New Mutants with 13 Reasons Why and Teen Wolf actor Henry Zaga.
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