According to the Hollywood Reporter, Dani Moonstar will be joining the roster for the upcoming film, New Mutants. Played by actress Blu Hunt, she joins the existing cast of characters: Anya Taylor-Joy as Magik, Maisie Williams as Wolfsbane, Charlie Heaton as Cannonball, and Henry Zaga as Sunspot.
Moonstar is a Native American whose mutant power is the ability to create illusions drawn from the fears and desires of someone’s mind. Rumors surrounding the film hint that it will be based on the classic Demon Bear story, in which Moonstar plays a prominent role. New Mutants is set to release in 2018 and will be directed by Josh Boone.