The Hollywood Reporter is exclusively reporting that Warner Bros. are developing a new, reimagined take on the 1987 teen vampire film The Lost Boys, with Noah Jupe and Jaeden Martell signed-up to topline.
The 1987 film had us following a mother and her two sons moving to Santa Carla, California following a recent divorce. The town has is plagued by bikers and mysterious deaths. The two brothers begin to meet new people in Santa Carla, with younger brother Sam meeting with the Frog brothers who claim to be vampire hunters whilst the older brother Michael is drawn into a gang of bikers due to his attraction to a mysterious girl named Star. Things start to take a turn for the weird after Michael soon comes to learn that the gang, led by David, are vampires.
A reboot of The Lost Boys has been on the cards already in recent years, with a pilot developed at the CW network, but it has not come to fruition. The script for the new take is being written by Randy McKinnon, with Jonathan Entwistle attached to direct. Brian Kavanaugh-Jones and Fred Berger will serve as producers on the project under the Automatik banner, with Zack Frognowski and Josh Glick serving as executive producers.