Instead of premiering on 31 May, we Malaysians will be able to catch the unapologetic, no-filter superhero in cinemas on 17 May 2018, which is two weeks earlier than the initial release date. Under their old release dates, for example, Deadpool 2 and The New Mutants would have been in worldwide theaters at the same time. Unfortunately, it was announced on Thursday that The New Mutants, originally set to premiere April 13, 2018, is now scheduled to debut on February 22, 2019 instead. Fox doesn't seem to be fazed by its competition, as the latest Star Wars origin story has faced with some complications during production, and has yet to be marketed by the studio.
20th Century Fox is making some major changes to the release dates for three of its upcoming X-Men related projects.
Meaning that they don't want Deadpool 2 and The New Mutants in theaters at the same time.
The action-comedy sequel will open against against Sony's horror film "Slender Man".
X-Men: New Mutants, directed by Josh Boone, is the one that's been bumped. The film moves from April 13, 2018 to February 22, 2019.More news: Queen's bra fitter Rigby & Peller loses royal warrant after tell-all book
One of those studios that are definitely in need of some of Marvel's scheduling talent is 20 Century Fox.
Verbinski is not the first director to depart the film. While there are plenty of titles on the horizon, we may have to wait a little longer than we initially anticipated to welcome in new entries in the expanding X-verse.
Promo materials for "The New Mutants" tease a spooky film, with creepy visuals of bodies clawing towards the protagonist.