So it’s difficult to gauge the film’s success. It’s something of a miracle “New Mutants” opened at all.
The film, which is a spin-off of the “X-Men” franchise (and isn’t a part of Disney’s lucrative Marvel Cinematic Universe), has had a long, strange trip to the big screen.
Christopher Nolan’s twisty thriller, which was originally supposed to debut in July, is one of the most anticipated films of 2020 and could give a better idea of the viability of theaters going forward. The film is produced by Warner Bros., which is owned by CNN parent company WarnerMedia.