Newswire: Rosario Dawson leaves New Mutants, Alice Braga steps in to replace her

In what will surely be a major setback in her quest to quietly take over every major superhero property, Rosario Dawson has left Josh Boone’s X-Men spinoff New Mutants. That comes from The Hollywood Reporter, which says the reasons for Dawson’s departure are “unclear,” but the most likely explanation must be that she got a better gig in a different superhero universe. She’s already in the Netflix Marvel shows, The Lego Batman Movie, and DC’s animated movies, so landing an X-Men role would’ve been a big step in securing her position as the undisputed queen of superhero adaptations, but maybe Dawson’s planning to make up for it with a big part in the Venom movie or something. Or, heaven forbid, maybe she’s just tired of doing this superhero stuff?

Either way, Dawson was supposed to play Dr. Cecilia Reyes, a forcefield-generating mutant with …

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