The New Mutants Will Be ‘A Full-Fledged Horror Movie,’ Says Director Josh Boone

Color us surprised. Some time ago, The Fault in Our Stars director Josh Boone came on board the X-Men Universe film, The New Mutants. Admittedly, with X-Men: Apocalypse leaving off with our main crew so young, it almost felt pointless to have a Ya-type New Mutants spinoff. How would this movie actually help to differentiate itself from the movie we just saw?

Well, it turns out that The New Mutants will likely be a lot different than any of us had expected. Given the statements from Boone in the past regarding the story — as well as his dealing with angsty teen films like The Fault in Our Stars and Stuck in Love — we expected them to really buckle down on the Ya aspect. However, speaking with EW, the filmmaker revealed that they’d be going more in an unexpected direction:

“We are making a full-fledged horror movie set within the X-Men universe.
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