According to Variety, Rosario Dawson has departed the X-Men spinoff film, ‘New Mutants’. Dawson had been in talks with Fox since last month. In her place, Fox has tabbed Alice Braga for the role of Dr. Cecilia Reyes.
Reyes will be a mentor to the team of teenage mutants. She will also have a mutant ability of her own, generating invisible bio-fields around herself.
Braga starred in ‘I Am Legend’, ‘Elysium’ and ‘Predators’. She’s currently staring on USA’s ‘Queen of the South’.
She joins Maisie Williams, Ana Taylor-Joy and Charlie Heaton on the project. ‘New Mutants’ will be directed by Josh Boone.-Jackson Hayes
New Mutants hits theaters April 13, 2018