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Published On: Sun, Jan 8th, 2017

Josh Boone’s ‘X-Men The New Mutants’ will include James McAvoy as Professor X

Despite the fact that New Mutants is supposed to start shooting within the next few months, there’s still very little known about the new film directed by Josh Boone.

According to Anya Taylor-Joy, who’s one of the young stars rumored for New Mutants, while promoting the new M. Night Shyamalan film Split, the actress talked with Coming Soon about the new film.

“I have [seen the Demon Bear animatic], it’s pretty cool. I’m a big fan so I’d love to be a part of it. I can’t say very much, but I would love to be a part of it. I think this year’s gonna be very exciting.”

She then confirmed James McAvoy will be reprising his Professor X role for the new film.

“I mean, I think James is already a part of it, isn’t he?” she said when asked if she might reunite with her Split co-star.

Back in May, producer Simon Kinberg stated, “Right now, as the movie exists, Professor X would be a part of a New Mutants movie.”

Kinberg did not clarify at the time whether Professor X would be played by McAvoy, Patrick Stewart, or some other actor to be revealed later.

While First Class stars Michael Fassbender and Jennifer Lawrence are likely done with the X-Men franchise, it seems exciting for fans to hear McAvoy will be back.

As revealed by BooneNew Mutants will focus on the traditional lineup of Mirage, Magik, Cannonball, Sunspot, and Wolfsbane.

Taylor-Joy is reportedly being eyed for Magik, and Game of Thrones‘ Maisie Williams is said to be up for Wolfsbane. Paper Towns‘ Nat Wolff is rumored to be in the running for Cannonball. There was also a story going around that Alexandra Shipp might reprise her X-Men: Apocalypse role as Storm, but that part has yet to be confirmed.

New Mutants is aiming to shoot in spring 2017 for release sometime in 2018.

 

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