Earlier this week, The New Mutants‘ first teaser trailer offered a look at a different side of the X-Men film universe. Director Josh Boone has primarily made a superhero horror movie with the traditional New Mutants characters, which does have a foundation within the comics. In a brand new interview, Boone not solely cited the Chris Claremont and Bill Sienkiewicz New Mutants run as his major inspiration for the film, he additionally indicated extra horror tales are forward if the movie will get any sequels.
Whereas talking with IGN, Boone mentioned that any comply with up movies to The New Mutants “are all going to be horror motion pictures, they usually’re all be their very own distinct sort of horror motion pictures.” He added that the primary movie “is definitely the ‘rubber-reality’ supernatural horror film. The subsequent one can be a very completely different sort of horror film.” Boone additionally indicated that The New Mutants is ready through the current day, and particularly named two characters that he intends to convey into the potential sequel: Karma and Warlock.
That’s Karma, a.ok.a. Xi’an Coy Manh, and he or she has the flexibility to mission her thoughts into the our bodies of different individuals and primarily possess them. In The New Mutants comedian, Karma was herself possessed by the Shadow King, the first villain from the Legion TV collection. That story might simply be tailored for a possible sequel.
And that is Warlock, a member of the mechanical race referred to as the Technarchy. If Warlock is coming down the road, that implies a future sequel might be a horror tinged tackle the invasion of Warlock’s father, Magus. The Technarchy has the flexibility to contaminate residing beings with the techno-organic transmode virus, which is definitely the rationale that Cable has a cybernetic arm and eye. As drawn by Sienkiewicz, the an infection of the transmode virus was nightmare gas, and thus excellent for a darker tackle the supply materials.
Boone additionally evenly touched upon The New Mutants‘ connection to the opposite X-Males associated motion pictures. “I can simply say it’s related to and part of the X-Males universe, and can proceed to be part of the X-Males universe and can be part of that because it opens up within the subsequent motion pictures and all that.”
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