The New Mutants screenwriter Knate Lee has chipped in with some surprising comments regarding the movie's delayed release date.
A spin-off from the popular X-Men movies, this one has endured one of the most frustrating journeys to the big screen in recent memory. But chatting to Empire Magazine, Lee believes this has actually turned out to be a good thing.
"In a weird way, I think the delay's been good for us," he stated. "Last year, I saw the most epic, grand-scale superhero movie ever [Avengers: Endgame]. You can't go bigger than that.
"So, it feels like the perfect time for a superhero movie that's more intimate and claustrophobic. And we still have so many 'firsts': we're the first Marvel horror, we're the first to feature a gay relationship. Even though we're late… we still beat everybody."
However, Lee's comments precede the coronavirus crisis, and The New Mutants has since been pulled from its April 3 release by the studio.
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