It’s been a complicated couple of days for individuals who have been patiently (or not-so-patiently) ready for The New Mutants film to come back out. Wait, scratch that. It’s truly been a complicated couple of years. Director Josh Boone first began engaged on the film again in 2014, and it nonetheless hasn’t been launched, a lot to the consternation of Marvel followers in every single place.
Lately, an advert has been going round that appears to verify The New Mutants could lastly be accessible to stream on Disney Plus later this yr, however there’s nonetheless a bunch of conflicting details about it. Right here’s a fast breakdown.
Is ‘The New Mutants’ coming to Disney Plus?
The manufacturing of Fox’s The New Mutants has been something however simple. Josh Boone and Knate Lee initially deliberate for the movie to be a straight-up horror movie, however they had been advised to tone down a number of the horror parts whereas filming. Then, after the preliminary reduce was made, studio execs determined that truly, a straight-up horror movie was the best way to go, that means reshoots had been obligatory.
The movie’s launch date was pushed again a number of instances. Then, Disney acquired Fox, and the brand new folks in cost had been reportedly unimpressed with the movie. Ultimately, followers got a launch date of April 3, 2020. After which a world pandemic occurred, which threw the complete film business for a loop. That launch date was shortly thrown out the window, and Disney has remained fairly mum on the subject ever since.
Nevertheless, there now seems to be a brand new trailer promoting that The New Mutants shall be accessible to stream on Disney Plus beginning on Sept. 4. Sadly, Disney has reportedly mentioned the trailer is a complete pretend.
However! A number of folks have identified that the so-called “fan-made” trailer contains clips that haven’t been seen in earlier teasers. If it’s really only a fan-made trailer, then how did the followers get that footage? For sure, some folks assume the trailer is actual, and they’re excited that they’ll lastly be capable of watch the film. And we’re not attempting to take that away from them, however …
Others have identified that there’s a really actual risk that The New Mutants will not be accessible on Disney Plus attributable to — what else? — licensing points. Up to now, Fox has loved a cope with HBO the place its movies go on to the premium cable community after their theatrical launch.
Apparently, that deal isn’t set to run out till 2022, which might imply that The New Mutants has to go to HBO Max slightly than Disney Plus. After all, that deal has thus far been contingent on theatrical releases, which clearly aren’t taking place proper now.
That is simply an informed guess however I’d wager cash the D+ New Mutants announcement is about for Comedian-Con n Disney doesn’t need that spoiled simply but https://t.co/waxfNqxO8w
— KC Walsh – Black Lives Matter (@TheComixKid) July 21, 2020
The final consensus appears to be that Disney will touch upon the entire The New Mutants fiasco on the movie’s Comedian-Con@House panel on July 23, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. PDT. Hopefully, followers will lastly — lastly — get some solutions about once they can truly watch this film they’ve been wanting ahead to for years.