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New Mutants trailer proves movie may be X-Men franchise’s first real horror movie

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A new generation of mutants have arrived

Over the last 17 years, 20th Century Fox’s X-Men franchise has grown to include a number of different mutants.

Fox’s next X-Men movie, New Mutants, is the 11th installment in Fox’s X-Men franchise and will focus on five young mutants who must band together to break their way out of a secret government facility. The movie is inspired by the characters created by Chris Claremont and artist Bob McLeod in 1982. The ensemble made their first debut in Marvel Graphic Novel #4. They were given their own series, which ran from 1983 through 1991. In 2003, a second New Mutants series was launched by Marvel Comics.

The movie adaptation, which stars Game of Thrones’ Maisie Williams (Arya), is being directed by Josh Boone. Boone is best known for his work on the 2014 film, The Fault in Our Stars. Boone teased the trailer on his Instagram account yesterday.

There’s Something New To Fear #tomorrow #newmutants #teaser #xmen #thenewmutants #fridaythe13th

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New Mutants is slated to be released on April 13, 2018.