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We told you a while back that The CW landed The Lost Boys property to turn into a series, and now we have an update regarding the direction in which that series will be headed.

Rotten Tomatoes caught up with executive producer Rob Thomas at the Television Critics Association panel on Sunday, where he talked a bit about the modern take the series will have.

Thomas is inventing a different group of vampire teens than Sutherland and co. played in the movie. Primarily because Thomas sees the show going past the ’80s, and it shouldn’t be a spoiler to say that many of the vampire characters did not survive the 1987 movie.

They’re similar young vampires all sort of living this sort of Peter Pan–like existence of never having to grow up, getting turned into vampires when they’re in their early 20s,” Thomas said. “They can stay young and beautiful and cool forever.

Since vampires stay young forever, Thomas’ idea is an anthology series where each season explores the Lost Boys in a different decade. The beginning would be “1967 Summer of Love Haight-Ashbury to be specific,” Thomas said.

Season 2 would take place in 1970s New York.

One of the things that I wanted to do was to center the show in places where youth culture was in flux,” Thomas said. “I would love to do 1978 New York, death of disco, birth of punk rock. Just places where it’s all happening would be great.

Season 3 would take place in the 80s but with a different group of Lost Boys than the ones in the movie.

One of the ideas would be to do the ’80s in Austin,” Thomas said. “It’s where I grew up in the ’80s. I would love to do the ’80s in Austin not because it’s the perfect location, but because I know the ’80s in Austin.

What the movie was — the ’80s in a small beach town — that didn’t feel like this is where the nation’s youth are in flux and crisis,” Thomas said. “So I don’t know that that would be a setting [for a whole season], but you could play an episode. Managing to do a tie-in in the ’80s I would suspect we would try to make it happen somehow.

Thomas suggested the fourth season of “Lost Boys,” would be set in the ’90s and involve the grunge scene. Since “iZombie” is also set in Seattle, Washington, Thomas knows he could capture the birth of grunge.

That’d be very easy because we’ve proven we can fake Seattle in Vancouver,” Thomas said.

Eventually we’d end up in modern day. “In seven seasons we would catch up with present day,” Thomas said. “Technically we could be playing the 2024 election in seven years.

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Jurassic World 2 Gets Yet Another Poster – and Funko Pop Figures!

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Jesus, please us, enough with these Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom poster, amirite? I’m just kidding (I’m not) but seriously today we have yet another poster for the upcoming sequel to Jurassic World… Plus new Funko figures!

The Funko Pop figures will hit this summer, coinciding with the film’s June 22 US release date and include Chris Pratt’s Owen, Bryce Dallas Howard’s Claire, Blue the Velociraptor, Stygimoloch, Indoraptor, Owen with Blue (Target exclusive), and a 10″ super-sized Tyrannosaurus Rex (Target exclusive).

You can check out the new poster to the right and pics of the Funko line below and then make sure to let us know what you think in the comments below or on Facebook, Twitter, and/or Instagram!

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom is directed by J.A. Bayona (The Impossible) from a script written by Trevorrow, and Derek Connolly. The film stars Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, James Cromwell, Ted Levine, Justice Smith, Geraldine Chaplin, Daniella Pineda, Toby Jones, Rafe Spall, and Isabella Sermon, while BD Wong and Jeff Goldblum reprise their roles from prior films. Look for it in theaters on June 22, 2018.

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First Look: The Nun Gets Suitably Scary Teaser Image

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This September we will finally get our chance to see director Corin Hardy’s The Conjuring spin-off The Nun in theaters starring Demian Bichir and Taissa Farmiga.

And today we have our first official look at the film via EW.

The teaser image is a pic of the titular Nun just standing there like a nightmare shadow… and it is still freaky as all hell. This lady seriously needs to do something about those fingernails! She looks like Jason from The Final Chapter.

Check out the image to the right then make sure to let us know what you think of them Jason-nails in the comments below or on Facebook, Twitter, and/or Instagram!

The film is directed by Corin Hardy (The Hallow) from a script by James Wan and Gary Dauberman (Annabelle, Annabelle: Creation) and stars Demian Bichir, Taissa Farmiga, Bonnie Aarons, Jonas Bloquet, Charlotte Hope, and Ingrid Bisu.

The Nun and her nails hit theaters September 7.

Synopsis:

A young nun at a cloistered abbey in Romania takes her own life, with a priest with a haunted past and a novitiate on the threshold of her final vows sent by the Vatican to investigate. Together they uncover the order’s unholy secret and confront a malevolent force in the form of the same demonic nun from “The Conjuring 2.”

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First Look: New Werewolf Flick Betsy

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Shawn Burkett’s latest horror romp, the werewolf tale Betsy is set to premiere at the Motor City Nightmares film festival on April 28th and today we have the film’s poster and trailer for your viewing pleasure.

Cyfuno Ventures and Concept Media are teaming up on the film with Cyfuno handling worldwide sales, marking the second time Cyfuno and Concept Media have teamed up following the indie smash Don’t F*ck in the Woods.

We loved working with Shawn the first time around so there was no hesitation on our part for coming back in to work with him on Betsy as well,” Cyfuno Ventures said in a statement. “The sales process is just getting underway, but interest in the film is already high given Shawn and Concept Media’s stellar track record for producing high quality, fun indie horror titles.”

You can check out the poster to the right and trailer along with a gallery of stills below, and then make sure to hit us up and let us know what you think of the film thus far in the comments below or on Facebook, Twitter, and/or Instagram!

The film is directed by Shawn Burkett (Don’t F*ck in the Woods), produced by Chris Gierowski (Don’t F*ck in the Woods, Head), and stars Kelci C. Magel (Sunday Night Slaughter), Marylee Osborne (Failing Grace), and Jack Norman (The Wicked One).

It premieres at the Motor City Nightmares film festival April 28.

Synopsis:

After surviving a vicious assault in the city, Betsy moves to the country in hopes of starting over, but as she begins to recover, something begins clawing its way into the moonlight.

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