New Mutants Director on Dark Phoenix: ‘You Can Only Go Up’

Josh Boone’s New Mutants might be delayed…again, but the director has done some interviews leading up to the movie’s last release date that would’ve been a couple weeks from now, and one gives a brutally honest take on Dark Phoenix.

In an interview with Empire Magazine (via CBR), Josh Boone said this about Dark Phoenix:

“Look, you can only go up after¬†Dark Phoenix. That’s not to say anything bad about the people involved, but it was what it was. Honestly, I feel less pressure now than I did ahead of [the first slated release date]. Because we’ve tested our movie so many times, and audiences have loved it.”

There’s no release date for New Mutants after the most recent delay due to the coronavirus. Disney pushed back the movie along with Mulan and Black Widow, and hasn’t set any new theatrical dates yet. It’s possible they’ll receive new dates later in the summer, or they may be planning something else to get the movies to people.