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     The New Mutants can't ask for help? 
  • So...why the New Mutants don't ask the other X-Men for help? The New Mutants don't have some sort of "adultophobia", the X-Men can be contacted fairly easily, Cerebro means the entire U.S.A. is monitored by them, and the X-Men are always willing to help mutants in need. And even if you say "the wouldn't believe the Demon Bear's existence", the fact that they are held against their will by William Striker-like humans is enough for them to come rescue the New Mutants.
    • Who'd to say that they have ties to the X-Men in this universe? For all we know, they aren't tied to the X-Men here, but their forming is the result of the lab holding them prisoner in the first place. The second trailer definitely gives this impression.
      • The X-Men exist to protect ALL mutants, and Cerebro means no mutant escapes the X-Men's notice. And considering their past with humans like William Stryker and Bolivar Trask, the idea that they would stand there and do nothing while humans torture and experiment on the New Mutants is ridiculous.
      • That doesn't mean they can save everyone or nothing manages to avoid their attention. After all, it took years until they learned about Trask and years for them to learn about everything Stryker's done. And sometimes, adaptations do change things.
      • Also, related to the whole "adaptations doing things differently" thing, in this universe, Deadpool, not Cable, set up X-Force.
      • "the X-Men can be contacted fairly easily, Cerebro means the entire U.S.A. is monitored by them" That is pointedly untrue; its been shown in just about every version that mutants continue to be mistreated under the X-Men's 'watch' simply because there's far too much mistreatment for the X-Men to be able to deal with all of it, and Cerebro is not a flawless system that is being monitored 24/7. If the facility is adequately shielded from telepathic probe, as literally every badguy has succeeded in doing since forever, they'd have no means to track it, and since the kids are trapped, they have no means to contact or draw attention to their plight.
      • Who says they're not being held detained by the X-Men themselves in order to protect them? That forcefield is very likely projected by the doctor who is a mutant herself and who is an ally of the X-Men in the comics.

     Where is Colossus? 
  • Related to the above question, one of these Mutants is Illyana; Colossus’ baby sister. How come he isn’t barging in the front door trying to save her?!
    • Considering which characters appeared in which films it's likely they'll never acknowledge the Colossus connection.
    • He has no idea she's there, or even that she's missing? We don't know what's going on with the kids in terms of their family; many of them might be assumed dead or their family believes they're in a facility like Xavier's, or a legit mental health facility, and given Colossus is on the other side of the world from his home, if he's not been contacted by any family about her, he'd be in the dark. Especially since many versions of Colossus tend to be shunned by his family.
    • Also doesn't Colossus have love/hate relationship with his sister? The fact he once told her the next time he saw her, he'd kill her kinda gave this troper that impression.
    • Colossus must be busy dealing with Deadpool.

     Who exactly is the Demon Bear in this version? 


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