‘Lost Boys’ Pilot Ordered by The CW

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The Lost Boys spin-off was one of four pilots picked up just yesterday by the network. Deadline reports that the CW had originally developed a series based on the 1987 classic movie back in 2016, but it never went to pilot.

Kiefer Sutherland, Brooke McCarter, Alex Winter, and Billy Wirth in The Lost Boys (1987).Courtesy of IMDb.

The series will be produced by Heather Mitchell (who is also writing for the series), Rob Thomas, Dan Etheridge, Mike Karz, Bill Bindley and Rebecca Franko.

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This pilot comes along with a Riverdale spinoff, Jane the Novella, and a currently untitled Nancy Drew project.


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