On the verge of its 30th Anniversary, The Lost Boys remains a classic among horror fans of all ages, especially who like their vampires punk as fuck as opposed to sparkly! Thanks to Bloody Disgusting, we just got a look of at the cover art for a beautiful retrospective in the works at Cult Screenings Ltd (bottom); Lost in the Shadows: The Story of The Lost Boys, shipping in mid-August, looks like a must-have for serious collectors and film enthusiasts.
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Official Synopsis: From writer and director Paul Davis, Cult Screenings Ltd. and Dead Mouse Productions, comes a brand new limited edition, 256-page, all colour, hardback book on the making of the 1987 cult favourite. THE LOST BOYS. LOST IN THE SHADOWS delves into the complete history of the film, from its inception as a Peter Pan inspired kids adventure, its eventful production, and its enduring 30-year legacy.
Featuring brand new interviews with Joel Schumacher, Kiefer Sutherland, Jason Patric, Jami Gertz, Corey Feldman, Richard Donner (and many more), and hundreds of rare behind the scenes images, LOST IN THE SHADOWS serves as the ultimate chronicle to one of the most beloved vampire movies of the 1980s.
If you’re a true fan of The Lost Boys, you’ll want to check out the “Lost Scenes” below. The quality isn’t great, but considering the film was produced in an era where extras weren’t saved for DVDs and cut film was routinely destroyed, we’re lucky to have anything at all! Some scenes are just a few seconds longer, and what was cut doesn’t include any shocking reveals; but there are some definite gems, like: Nanook, Sam’s (Corey Haim) Husky, getting a bit too familiar with a taxidermied coyote and Grampa (Barnard Hughes) going full-on Texas Chainsaw Massacre in his secret room. Good stuff!
As for The Lost Boys TV series in the works over at The CW, it looks like that project has been put on the back burner, along with a proposed Charmed reboot. We’ll keep you posted if there’s any new movement on that front. Stay tuned!
What did you think about the “Lost Scenes” from The Lost Boys? Are you interested in checking out Lost in the Shadows: The Story of The Lost Boys when it becomes available this August? Sound off in the Comments section!