A Dark Darcyis an upcoming American horror film in the superhero genre and is the fifth installment of Sony's Darcy Kids Universe. It is directed by Seth MacFarlane from a screenplay by himself and Natasha Lyonne, and stars Maisie Williams, Naomi Scott, Dacre Montgomery, Jaeden Lieberher, Sophia Lillis, Chosen Jacobs, and Alicia Leigh Willis. In The New Mutants, a group of teenagers held in a prison on the island to fight to save themselves.
McFarlane and Lyonne first began work on the film for the first time, the pair having been coming up with a new Darcy Kids growing up together. They pitched a potential film trilogy to Cillian Darcy: The Movie: The Destiny Begins producer Peter Ramsey, and in May 2015 were officially signed on to the film. Jayden Lieberher, Sophia Lillis and Chosen Jacobs were rumored to be cast in March 2016, and were confirmed over a year later when the rest of the cast began to fill out. Filming took place in Boston from July to September 2017, primarily at Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary. The film is inspired by the horror works of Stephen King and John Hughes. It'll take place in the same place as The Student.
Six teenagers, just discovering their abilities and family tree while held in a prison on the island against their will, fight to escape their past sins and save themselves.
- Maisie Williams as Harley Darcy
- Naomi Scott as Pamela Darcy
- Dacre Mongomery as Alexander Darcy
- Jaden Lieberher as Axel Darcy
- Sophia Lilis as Melissa Darcy
- Chosen Jacobs as Fred Darcy
- Erin Cahill as Dr. Estelle Williams, A Medical doctor who became Harley's adopted mother.
- Alicia Leigh Willis as Abigail Grandacre