Wicked Horror has just gotten word that The Lost Boys is headed for the small screen by way of Veronica Mars creator Rob Thomas. According to Deadline, the CW network has acquired the television rights to the property, the aim being to replace the void that will be left when The Vampire Diaries comes to a conclusion.
Thomas, who also created iZombie for the network has revealed that he envisions the series as a seven-season anthology (each season set in a different decade). The only element that will carry through from season to season will be the immortal ‘Lost Boys’. The first season will be set in San Francisco, 1967. Thomas is assuming scripting duties on the pilot and possibly additional episodes, as well.
The Lost Boys feature film sees brothers Michael and Sam relocating to Santa Carla, California. Upon their arrival, the pair discovers that the town is swarming with bloodthirsty vampires.
Joel Schumacher’s The Lost Boys stars Jason Patric, Corey Haim, Kiefer Sutherland, Jami Gertz, and Corey Feldman. No word at this juncture on who will be starring in the television series. Stay tuned to the site in the coming months for more on this developing project as it breaks!