Charlie Heaton also known as Jonathan Byers from the hit Netflix original Stranger Things will be screen on the silver screen. He was recently cast by 20th Century Fox Studios. They included him in their new Marvel series, ‘The New Mutants’. Heaton got his launch by Stranger Things and he did justice to his character of Jonathan Byers. He entertained fans by playing the innocent, lanky teenager for three seasons of Stranger Things. The fans saw him slowly develop over the course of the show. Now he is heading towards the direction of a much better franchise.
The X-Men series has been on a lookout for young talent. It took Maisie Williams also known as the famous Arya Stark. Also, Anya Taylor-Joy who has started in opposite Hozier in his music video 'Dinner and Diatribes'. She has also acted in movies like The VVitch (2015) and Split (2016). There are many more familiar young faces that fans will get to see in The New Mutants.
This will be Heaton's biggest break apart from Stranger Things. He has also starred in movies like Marrowbone (2017), As you are (2016), The Schoolboy (2015). He is currently dating his stranger Things co-star Natalia Dyer.
The plot follows five teenage mutants who get jailed in a facility. They explore their mutant powers and try to get out of there. The trailer PR videos a glimpse into this thriller.
New Mutans is set to release next month on the 3rd. It is by Josh Boone. It also stars Henry Zaga, Blu Hunt, Alice Braga, and Antonio Banderas. With this launch, Heaton will be a part of this franchise for long. His fans surely would like to see more of him in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.