The New Mutants assemble in tense first teaser

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The X-Men cinematic universe isn't known for its scares (save for X-Men Origins: Wolverine, but that's another story for another day), but with The New Mutants, director Josh Boone is about to steer Fox's mutant juggernaut into relatively uncharted, and very dark territory.

The New Mutants is set to hit theaters on April 13, 2018. "We're trying to do something very, very different".

That's clear from the date the studio chose to release the first trailer for the movie - Friday the 13th - as well as its tone and lack of classic superhero trappings.

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He spent 2016 with Cleveland Browns, but prior to that, he was expected to be a huge contributor for the Washington Redskins. His best season came in 2014 when he set career highs with 16 starts, six sacks, two forced fumbles and 33 total tackles.

The last two years have seen Fox step out of their comfort zone and embrace a bold, experimental approach to X-Men movies. Next spring, X-Men fans will see the arrival of a whole new breed of mutants in the appropriately titled New Mutants. Taylor-Joy promised. "We definitely kept all the important bits in there". It walked them through a trilogy of New Mutant films that would build on each other. The gang will discover their powers whilst imprisoned, but they will be forced to use their mutations to save themselves from the location. Reports have suggested Fox is looking to make a younger mark on the X-Men franchise and put its new adolescent heroes in a horror scenario.

Josh Boone is a massive comic book fan, and he grew up loving Claremont and Sienkiewicz's New Mutants run. Let us know how excited you are for New Mutants by giving the film your own personal ComicBook.com User Anticipation Rating below.

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