Reason why The New Mutants should not go directly to streaming

The controversy continues with the movie The New Mutants, the last of the Marvel characters that belongs to FOX and not Disney.

The movie The New Mutants he has had bad luck worthy of study. Since they filmed the movie and the first montage the FOX managers didn't like it, so they started with the extra recordings and delays. So they changed the release date in 2017. There was a lot of controversy because the director Josh Boone He did not like the new version that took away terror and darkness. After that there were up to three more changes upon arrival at theaters because they didn't want him to meet with X-Men: Dark Phoenix (2019), a film that also changed the date several times. Later Disney bought FOX and they decided that the best version was the first one, although they left it in a kind of limbo until they gave it a definitive date … And suddenly the global coronavirus pandemic.

Now it is supposed to hit theaters in August, but it is not entirely clear and in the end it could go to theaters as well as the streaming platform. Disney +. There are many options that the studio contemplates, but the director of The New Mutants He gives his reasons for reaching theaters first than in the digital format.

"With most movies, you sign contracts that guarantee a movie premiere, so The New Mutants must hit theaters to go digital second," Boone explained. “We would also like people to see it in the cinema. But obviously it must be at the right time when it is safe to return. ”

Will there be a new delay?

The New Mutants will premiere on August 28, 2020. This will be the first major movie to hit theaters since the Coronavirus spread worldwide. But once again, that could change if theaters don't turn out to be safe places for spectators.

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