Stranger Things actor Charlie Heaton is in talks to join 20th Century Fox's New Mutants as Sam Guthrie, a.k.a. Cannonball, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
If cast, Heaton would join Anya Taylor Joy andMaisie Williams, who were previously cast as Magik and Wolfsbane, respectively. The film will reportedly have a horror-oriented feel, focusing on young mutants as test subjects in a secret program.
New Mutants is scheduled for an April 13, 2018 theatrical release.