According to The Hollywood Reporter, Stranger Things star Charlie Heaton will join the growing X-Men universe in next year’s New Mutants. Heston has reportedly been cast as Sam Guthrie; AKA Cannonball and joins the likes of Maisie Williams, Anya Taylor, and Rosario Dawson.
New Mutants will be directed by Josh Boone and focuses on a group of young Mutants. The film has been described as a horror, which falls in line with the studio’s recent attempts to make different and unique comic book movies.
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