Rumor: Demon Bear To Be ‘New Mutants’ Antagonist?

Many details about FOX’s New Mutants film are still unknown. Josh Boone is the director; it’s being written by  Knate Lee, Scott Neustadter and Michael H. Weber. Now, however, a huge rumor has been published by, stating that Demon Bear will be the film’s main antagonist.

“Sources close to the production of New Mutants have provided with new information on the project, including a storyboard animatic for a sequence for the film that confirms the main antagonist: the fan-favorite Demon Bear!”

They’ve also uncovered this piece of concept art.


The outlet is also reporting that New Mutants is targeting a Spring 2018 release date, with Nat Wolff possibly playing Cannonball.

“In addition, we’ve learned that New Mutants is being targeted for a spring 2018 release date and that the previously rumored casting is in fact accurate. There’s also another familiar face being eyed for the cast of the film with Nat Wolff (who starred in Boone’s The Fault in Our Stars) as the mutant Cannonball!”

If this turns out to be true, what are your thoughts? Are you excited to potentially see Demon Bear as the film’s antagonist? Drop a comment down below and let me know.

Aric Sweeny
Aric Sweeny
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