Friday, January 31, 2020

Development News - Redeveloped 'The Lost Boys' and 'Maverick' Receive Pilot Orders at The CW

Development News - January 31, 2020

The CW's The Lost Boys and Maverick.

  • THE LOST BOYS (Drama) - Based on the 1987 feature film. Written by iZombie's Rob Thomas and Still Star-Crossed's Heather Mitchell. Directed by Marcos Siega. Executive produced by Mitchell, Thomas, Siega, Dan Etheridge, Mike Karz and Bill Bindley. Produced by Rebecca Franko and Juliana Janes. Produced by Warner Bros. Television, Spondoolie Productions and Gulfstream Television. Logline: When a mother and her Gen Z sons move to the seaside town where she grew up, they discover there's a sinister reason the local cool kids sleep all day, party all night, never grow up and never get old. Family bonds are tested as the brothers find themselves on opposite sides of a mythological struggle.
  • MAVERICK (Drama) - Written and co-executive produced by Merigan Mulhern (Jane the Virgin). Executive produced by showrunner Warren Hsu Leonard, Josh Schwartz, Stephanie Savage and Lis Rowinski. Produced by CBS Television Studios and Fake Empire. Logline: In a present day America that finds itself under authoritarian rule, the President's daughter - raised to believe her father is moral and benevolent - has her worldview rocked on her first day at Georgetown. Challenged by her fellow students, and under the watchful eye of Secret Service agents, she'll have to decide if her loyalties lie with her family or with a growing resistance as she navigates her freshman year.