'New Mutants' Adds Blu Hunt as Moonstar and Henry Zaga as Sunspot

The 'Originals' actress is announced to play Danielle Moonstar and the '13 Reasons Why' actor is set to portray a mutant previously played by Adan Canto.

AceShowbiz - Fox is rounding up the main cast of "X-Men: The New Mutants". %cBlu Hunt% ("The Originals") is cast as Danielle Moonstar and %cHenry Zaga% ("13 Reasons Why") is added as Sunspot previously played by %cAdan Canto% in 2014's "X-Men: Days of Future Past".

The storyline is still kept under wraps, but The Hollywood Reporter learns that the "X-Men" spin-off will be based on the classic "Demon Bear" storyline that has Moonstar as a central character. A Native American telepath, she's originally codenamed Psyche and later Mirage.

Hunt and Zaga join %cAnya Taylor-Joy% ("Split") who is tapped as Magik and %cMaisie Williams% ("Game of Thrones") as Wolfsbane, and %cCharlie Heaton% ("Stranger Things") as Sam Guthrie or Cannonball. %cRosario Dawson% is also in talks to join the cast as Dr. Cecilia Reyes.

The movie is directed by "The Fault in Our Stars" helmer Josh Boone. It is scheduled for April 13, 2018 in United States.

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