THE NEW MUTANTS: The Version Coming To Theaters In August Is The Same One Test Audiences Saw In 2017 The New Mutants has been hit by delay after delay and, believe it or not, was actually shot back in 2017. Initially scheduled for an April 13th, 2018 debut, it was pushed back several times before Disney (who had acquired Twentieth Century Fox by that point) scheduled it for earlier this year.  The COVID-19 pandemic changed things yet again, though, but we now know that the Marvel movie will reach theaters - assuming they're open - this summer.