‘A Quiet Place’ actor Noah Jupe and ‘IT’ stars Jaeden Martell have been cast in the remake of the classic 1987 movie ‘The Lost Boys.’
The exact details of how close to the original storyline are being kept under wraps but is said to be set in the present day.
Scribe Randy McKinnon – who is currently working on Warner Bros. and DC’s ‘Static Shock’ – has been brought on to pen the screenplay. Jonathan Entwistle will take the director’s chair.
Brian Kavanaugh-Jones and Fred Berger will produce via their Automatik banner.
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Hitting the screens in 1987, the original story of a bunch of teen vampires, ‘The Lost Boys’, become a cult hit amongst a generation. It followed the story of Lucy along with her two sons, Michael and Sam after moving to a small town in California. Soon, the two boys are sucked into the mysterious and dangerous world of bikers, vampires and vampire hunters.
Directed by Joel Schumacher, the film starred Jason Patric, Kiefer Sutherland, Jami Gertz, Alex Winter, plus Corey Feldman and Corey Haim alongside Dianne Wiest, Barnard Hughes and Edward Herrmann.
Jupe was last seen in ‘A Quiet Place Part II’. He also stars alongside Don Cheadle, Benicio Del Toro and David Harbour in Steven Soderbergh thriller ‘No Sudden Move.’
Having appeared in ‘IT’ and ‘Defending Jacob alongside Chris Evans, Martell also has Netflix’s musical drama ‘Metal Lords’ coming up