13 Reasons Why actor Henry Zaga has been cast as the Brazilian mutant Sunspot in Fox’s upcoming film New Mutants! The Brazilian actor joins Fox’s X-Verse, which is running strong after hits in Deadpool and Logan. New Mutants, set to release April 13, 2018, is to be directed by Josh Boone (The Fault in our Stars), with a script written by Boone and Knate Lee. Zaga joins a star-studded cast including Split star Anya Taylor-Joy, Game of Thrones actress Maisie Williams, and Marvel Netflix queen Rosario Dawson!
In New Mutants, mutants are at their most dangerous, both to themselves and others, when their powers are new, especially because mutation reveals itself during the teenage years. Held in a secret facility against their will, five new mutants have to battle the dangers of their powers, as well as the sins of their pasts. They aren’t out to save the world – they’re just trying to stay alive.