‘Explorers’: Cary Fukunaga and David Lowery Working on TV Pilot Based on the Joe Dante Film

‘Explorers’: Cary Fukunaga and David Lowery Working on TV Pilot Based on the Joe Dante Film
Two of the busiest filmmakers working today just got a little bit busier: Cary Fukunaga and David Lowery are reportedly teaming to work on the pilot for a new adaptation of the Joe Dante film “Explorers.” The 1985 sci-fi feature was an early screen credit for both River Phoenix and Ethan Hawke, telling the story of a trio of friends who build a spaceship based on designs that one of them sees in a supernatural vision.

Deadline is reporting that the team will work on this new “Explorers” script, with one of the pair planning to direct the eventual pilot. “I’m a huge Joe Dante fan so just getting to play in his playground is really exciting,” Lowery told IndieWire. “There’s so much potential in the original concept. When Cary brought it up a few months back I was mostly just shocked it hadn’t already been done. It
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