Since the early days of the “X-Men” film franchise, producer Lauren Shuler Donner has continously spoke about her desire to bring NEW MUTANTS to the big screen. Looks like she might be getting her wish. Just recently Collider caught up with Fox CEO Tom Rothman at CinemaCon in Las Vegas. According to the site, he strongly hinted at it being developed, along with other properties. He says to expect announcements on future Fox/ Marvel films this Summer.
The original NEW MUTANTS were teenaged students of Professor Charles Xavier, much like the original X-Men, who had since grown into adulthood. These students varied in ethnic diversity. The original team consisted of Cannonball, Karma, Wolfsbane, Sunspot and Psyche. They were formed by Professor X when he was under the control of the menacing alien race called the Brood.
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