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GoT’s Maisie Williams and Split’s Anya Taylor-Joy are the New Mutants in X-Men

Split star Anya Taylor-Joy and Game of Thrones’ Maisie Williams have signed on to star in X-Men spinoff New Mutants.

hollywood Updated: May 12, 2017 17:37 IST
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Maisie Williams in a still from Game of Thrones.

Split star Anya Taylor-Joy and Game of Thrones’ Maisie Williams have signed on to star in X-Men spinoff New Mutants.

Taylor-Joy will play Magik, a young sorceress who is also the sister of the X-Men bruiser Colossus, while Williams will portray Wolfsbane, a lycanthrope struggling to reconcile her powers with her religious beliefs, reported Entertainment Weekly.

Anya Taylot-Joy in a still from Split.

Josh Boone is directing the film from a script he wrote with Knate Gwaltney. Based on the Marvel comic, the film will focus on a diverse group of teenage mutants who are still coming of age.

The movie is expected to begin production in July this year.

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