New Mutants Pushed Back To Next Year
♦ Over at Variety, they have just reported that Fox are putting back New Mutants and Gambit and bringing Deadpool 2 forward a little…
Fox also announced Thursday that it’s moving its X-Men movie New Mutants back by 10 months from April 13 to Feb. 22, 2019. “Mutants” stars Anya Taylor-Joy, Maisie Williams, and Charlie Heaton,
Additionally, Fox has decided to move Channing Tatum’s “Gambit” back by four months from Feb. 14, 2019, to June 7, 2019. Gore Verbinski left on Thursday and has not yet been replaced.
Reynolds is also a producer on Deadpool 2 with writers Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick returning, along with Drew Goddard assisting. John Wick co-director David Leitch came on board to lead Deadpool 2 in 2016 after Tim Miller dropped out due to creative differences with Reynolds. The superhero sequel also stars “Atlanta” breakout Zazie Beetz as the mutant mercenary Domino.
Deadpool gave Fox its biggest hit of 2016 after earning $783.1 million worldwide, supplanting “The Matrix Reloaded” to become the highest-grossing R-rated film in history.
Solo: A Star Wars Story is Disney-Lucasfilm’s second Star Wars spinoff following 2016’s Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. Worldwide box office hit $1.06 billion, making it 23rd on the all-time list.