The CW’s ‘Lost Boys’ Adds Four New Leads


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

It has already been announced that a Lost Boys series adaptation will get a a pilot on The CWNew leads have just been announced for the cast. Tyler Posey, known most notably for his role as Scott McCall in the MTV series Teen Wolf, will play Michael Emerson, and Kiele Sanchez, who most recently starred on Kingdom, playing Lucy, Michael and Sam Emerson’s mother.

Medalion Rahimi (Still Star-Crossed) and Dakota Shapiro (Valley of the Boom) will take on Jami Gertz and Keifer Sutherland’s roles from the original movie, Stella and David, respectively. Catherine Hardwicke will direct the pilot episode. Hardwicke is no stranger to the vampire world, having directed Twilight.

With most of the leads cast, the The Lost Boys is shaping up to be quite an impressive take on the original. Still yet to be cast is the role of Sam Emerson, Michael’s brother. What do you think of the upcoming CW pilot? Who would you like to see play Sam? Sound off in the comments below!


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