“Game of Thrones” star Maisie Williams and “The Witch” star Anya Taylor-Joy will reportedly play key roles in the upcoming “X-Men” spin-off project “New Mutants” currently in the works at 20th Century Fox.
HitFix is reporting that several actors have already signed on to join the cast with Williams playing Wolfsbane and Taylor-Joy playing Magick. Wolfsbane is a Scottish mutant who transforms into a wolf. Magik can teleport and has sorcery skills she learned after being raised in the parallel dimension.
Additionally the character of Sunspot, played by Adan Canto in “X-Men: Days of Future Past,” will return alongside Storm and Professor Xavier. The mutants Cannonball and Mirage also reportedly figure into the action.
Josh Boone (“The Fault in Our Stars”) helms the film which follows a group of teenage mutants as heroes in training in the Marvel Universe.