In addition to announcing release dates for Avatar and Deadpool 2 20th Century Fox has also revealed the dates for X-Men: Dark Phoenix and New Mutants!
The X-Men spinoff movie tited New Mutants has officially been set for release on April 13, 2018 according to Collider. The project will be directed by Josh Boone (The Fault in Our Stars) and co-written with Knate Gwaltney.
The cast is rumored to include James McAvoy as Professor Charles Xavier, Maisie Williams as Wolfsbane, Anya Taylor-Joy as Magik, and Nat Wolff as Cannonball. But few details have been officially released.
A description of the movie was previously announced as, “The angst-driven adventures of a diverse group of teens that include Native American Danielle Moonstar, Scots girl Wolfsbane, Brazilian ladies man Sunspot, a Kentuckian code-named Cannonball, and Russian teen Magik. Also in the mix will be an alien named Warlock.”
X-Men: Dark Phoenix will be released a few months later on November 2, 2018. The director doesn’t seem to be pinned down yet (Simon Kinberg is rumored to be in the running) but the film will star Sophie Turner as Jean Grey. A hint of this storyline was already revealed in X-Men: Apocalypse.