New Mutants the final 20th Century Fox-produced X- film Men franchise, may face an uncertain future with its new owners at Disney.
According to Variety Disney was dissatisfied with the overall box office performance of films made by Fox this year, including Dark Phoenix the final film The Fox's main X-Men story – and may pose a problem for its successor, New Mutants .
Citing a "known insider," the Hollywood trade report that Disney was "uninterested" with New Mutants believed it had "limited box office potential." With the purchase of Fox by Fox, rumors surfaced that New Mutants would be restored to a streaming service instead of receiving a theatrical release – however in the last update it became greenlit for reshoots with the new 2020 release date. 19659005] It is set to release on April 3, 2020, New Mutants previously suffered some delays to push it back nearly two years from its original planned release date of April, 2018.