Warner Bros. has discovered The Misplaced Boys as soon as once more.
The studio is gearing up for model new, reimagined tackle the Nineteen Eighties teen vampire basic.
Noah Jupe, one of many stars of A Quiet Place films, and Jaeden Martell, who was one of many younger stars of the It horror films, will topline the characteristic undertaking.
Rising scribe Randy McKinnon, who’s already engaged on Warner and DC’s Static Shock undertaking, will write the brand new Misplaced Boys with Jonathan Entwistle on board to direct.
Brian Kavanaugh-Jones and Fred Berger will produce through their Automatik banner.
The unique Misplaced Boys was a horror-comedy that advised of two brothers who, together with their newly divorced mom to a California seashore city that, the pair quickly discovers, is being terrorized by a trendy vampire biker gang. Additionally taking bites from scenes have been a pair of comedian book-loving brothers who thought themselves as vampire hunters.
The film, launched in 1987, was directed by Joel Schumacher and featured an ensemble straight out of Bop journal: Jason Patric, Kiefer Sutherland, Jami Gertz, Alex Winter, plus Corey Feldman and Corey Haim. Citing the age bracket have been adults Dianne Wiest, Bernard Hughes, and Edward Herrmann.
The film is fondly remembered for its younger and attractive solid in addition to a soundtrack that featured acts akin to INXS, Echo and the Bunnymen, Roger Daltrey and Lou Gramm. Warners reopened the casket within the 2000s with a pair of direct-to-DVD films, Misplaced Boys: The Tribe and Misplaced Boys: The Thirst.
Particulars of the brand new take are being stored within the trunk of a ’57 Ford Fairlane however it’s described as being set in modern-day.
Zac Frognowski and Josh Glick will govt produce the brand new characteristic.
Automatik, which was behind the acclaimed indie, Honey Boy, which starred Jupe, and produced Distant, an upcoming sci-fi thriller from Amblin and Common that stars Anthony Ramos.
Jupe is coming off of A Quiet Place Half II, which has grossed nearly $300 million worldwide within the spring. He additionally appeared on this summer time’s Steven Soderbergh’s all-star HBO Max thriller, No Sudden Transfer, with Don Cheadle, Benicio del Toro, David Harbour.
Martell, who appeared within the large It two-fer, co-starred with Chris Evans in Apple mini-series Defending Jacob and appeared in Knives Out. He subsequent stars in musical drama Metallic Lords for Netflix.
McKinnon was a workers author on Netflix’s horror collection Chambers that starred Uma Thurman and is adapting Kwame Onwuachi’s memoir, Notes from a Younger Black Chef, for A24 with LaKeith Stanfield connected to star.
Entwistle developed Finish of the F***ing World, performing because the collection’ principal director in addition to govt producer, and he co-created, wrote and directed the current collection I’m Not Okay With This.
Jupe is repped by CAA, Grandview, The Artist Partnership, Hansen Jacabson whereas Martell is repped by CAA, Dayton-Milrad-Cho, Jackoway Austen. McKinnon and Entwistle are repped by CAA, Grandview and Jackoway Austen.
The unique poster is under.