‘Stranger Things’ Star Charlie Heaton Is Ready For ‘New Mutants’

Stranger New Mutants Heaton Stranger Things star Charlie Heaton is ready for his role as Sam Guthrie a.k.a. Cannonball in Josh Boone’s New Mutants.

Heaton is set to star alongside Anya Taylor-Joy (The WitchSplit), Maisie Williams (Game of Thrones), and 13 Reasons Why actor Henry Zaga, and Rosario Dawson in the X-Men spinoff. Plot details on the project have remain under wraps, however, the angst-driven adventures of the teen mutants is set to take the X-Men franchise into the horror genre as it draws influence from New Mutants No. 18.

While Heaton recently wrapped on the second season of the Netflix smash hit series Stranger Things, he seems to have quickly completed his training for his upcoming role as celebrity personal trainer Bevan Viljoen shared an image of Heaton along with his agent as he described his time working with the young star as an absolute pleasure in the caption.

You can check out Viljoen’s post below.

So what do you think? Are you excited to see Heaton join the X-Men franchise? Let us know in the comments below.

Production on the film is set to next month. Boone has co-written the script with his writing partner Knate Gwaltney. Simon Kinberg and Karen Rosenfelt will produce.

New Mutants is currently slated to hit theaters on April 13, 2018.

Source: Bevan Viljoen

8 Reasons Why Fox Is Giving The MCU A Run For Their Money

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20th Century Fox has been successful making superhero films for the last 17 years with the highly-popular X-Men franchise. Several films in this series have been regarded as some of the best superhero films of all time. This year’s Logan and last year’s Deadpool have proven that they are worthy competition to that of DC and to the MCU itself.

The quality of those films have set them apart from what is being done over in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. As the original superhero cinematic universe, it is easy to compare them to the MCU. They are and will probably continue to give the MCU a run for their money when it comes to making Marvel superhero epics. Click Next to continue!

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Michael Mistroff

Michael Mistroff

Michael Mistroff is a Film/TV Reporter and the News Editor at Heroic Hollywood.