Casting news is starting to come in a steady pace as movie production is set to begin all over the world. After Fox announced their upcoming slate of movies and release dates, it was only a matter of time before casting news followed. Now we some to share with you. 

The Hollywood Reporter and Comicbook.com are both reporting that Fox has already started casting their latest X-Universe film New Mutants and they are a couple of familiar faces.

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Anya Taylor-Joy from Split and The Witch  has been cast as Illyana Nikolaevna Alexandria Rasputin also known as Magik. The sister of X-Men hero Colossus, she uses sorcery and teleportation along with an enchanted sword.

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Game of Thrones alum Maisie Williams joins her on-screen sister Sophie Turner (Jean Grey) as Rahne Sinclair also known as Wolfsbane. According to the article, she will play a young woman who must reconcile her religious beliefs with her mutant ability to turn into a wolf like creature.

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The article also goes on to state that the remaining cast will include the characters of Danielle Moonstar, Sunspot, Cannonball and Warlock.

Josh Boone will direct the script he co-wrote with Knate Gwaltney.

New Mutants is scheduled for release April 13, 2018.

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