‘New Mutants’ & MCU Connection Removed By Disney In Update

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Disney has removed the connection between New Mutants and the MCU from a newsletter released on Friday.

Just yesterday, Disney fans were surprised to see The New Mutants as an addition to the MCU thanks to a D23 newsletter. In the newsletter, Disney explicitly states the the much anticipated The New Mutants was an officially joining the ever-expanding MCU. Apparently that statement was a mistake as it has since by removed by Disney, leaving The New Mutants‘ connection to the MCU in limbo.

This left many in speculation as to what the fate of The New Mutants is. After all, the film was left on the shelf for 2 years and had many rumored reshoots that were supposedly going to the change the tone of the film. Since then, it’s been revealed that the film to be released is the same one that director Josh Boone originally envisioned. The film is to be released by Disney, which means that it could easily be tied into the MCU, but that no longer appears to be the case.

The heads of the MCU are trying their best to integrate the Fox Marvel properties with Disney’s MCU, but it turns out that The New Mutants won’t be the one to signal the amalgamation. The New Mutants still won’t be released for another four months, which means that the heads of the MCU and Disney still have time to figure out if they want the newer, spooky heroes to join the ever-expanding MCU. Only time will tell if The New Mutants will officially be apart of Disney’s MCU or if it’ll suffer the same stand-alone fate as Fox/Disney’s Dark Phoenix.

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Here is the official synopsis for The New Mutants:

20th Century Fox in association with Marvel Entertainment presents “The New Mutants,” an original horror thriller set in an isolated hospital where a group of young mutants is being held for psychiatric monitoring. When strange occurrences begin to take place, both their new mutant abilities and their friendships will be tested as they battle to try and make it out alive.

Directed by Josh Boone from a script he co-wrote with Knate Lee, The New Mutants stars Maisie Williams, Anya Taylor-Joy, Charlie Heaton, Alice Braga, Blu Hunt, and Henry Zaga.

The New Mutants will be released in theaters on April 3, 2020.

Source: Comicbook.com

New ‘Titans’ Photos Show Off Aqualad And The Original Team

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Titans Aqualad 01DC Universe has released eight brand new images from the upcoming fourth episode of the second season of Titans entitled, "Aqualad".

"Aqualad" will explore the dynamic among Dick Grayson/Robin (Brenton Thwaites), Donna Troy/Wonder Girl (Conor Leslie), Hank Hall/Hawk (Alan Ritchson), Dawn Granger/Dove (Minka Kelly) and Garth/Aqualad (Drew Van Acker) and how four years prior, their tight-knit family dynamic developed only to have their personal feelings bleed more into their work only to be exacerbated by the arrival of a new villain.

These new images give fans a new look at Drew Van Acker as Aqualad as well as a couple of new looks at the original team united together for action. In particular, we get our best look at how the Aqualad suit translates onscreen in live-action form.

You can check out the rest of the gallery for "Aqualad" by clicking "Next".

Here is the official synopsis for season two:

In Season 2, following the aftermath of their encounter with Trigon, Dick reforms the Titans. Under his supervision in their new home at Titans Tower, Rachel, Gar and Jason Todd train together to hone their hero abilities and work together as a team. They are joined by Hank Hall and Dawn Granger aka Hawk and Dove and Donna Troy aka Wonder Girl. Although these original Titans attempt to transition into a regular life, when old enemies resurface everyone must come together to take care of unfinished business. And as this family of old and new Titans – including Conner Kent and Rose Wilson – learn to co-exist, the arrival of Deathstroke brings to light the sins of the old Titans which threaten to tear this new Titans family apart once more.

The series stars Brenton Thwaites as Robin/Nightwing, Anna Diop as Starfire, Teagan Croft as Raven, and Ryan Potter as Beast Boy. Newcomers for its sophomore outing include Joshua Orpin and Esai Morales playing Superboy and Deathstroke, respectively, while Chella Man and Chelsea Zhang have also joined the cast as Deathstroke’s children Jericho and Ravager. Natalie Gumede has signed on to play Mercy Graves and Game of Thrones star Iain Glen is on board as Bruce Wayne.

Titans season two is now airing on DC Universe.

Source: DC Universe

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