20th Century Fox has announced that it has given the green light for a spin-off of the ‘X-Men’ movie franchise , ‘The New Mutants’ .
The movie will be directed and co-written by Josh Boone, the director of ‘The Fault in Our Stars’. Knate Gwaltney will be co-writing with Boone.
“We’re so excited to explore this new part of the X-Men universe, and so excited to do it with Josh, who is uniquely suited to tell this story about young characters,” Producer Simon Kinberg told Deadline.
No details have yet been released as to who will feature, though Deadline describes the movie as “a new crop of mutant characters born with special powers.”
The movie will be produced by Simon Kinberg and Lauren Shuler Donner.