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Fox developing modern Peter Pan series League Of Pan

It seems the Lost Boys of Peter Pan have found a home in Fox TV’s League Of Pan

The terms ‘modern day twist’ or ‘grounded and edgy’ don’t always guarantee a good show, but this one does sound rather interesting – the latest beloved property to be brought up to date is Peter Pan, with 20th Century Fox TV doing the honours.

Their new live-action show League Of Pan will see the Lost Boys, now fully-grown adults, reunited 15 years after their original trip to Neverland (in J.M. Barrie’s novel, they left with the Darlings).

Their reason for getting the gang back together all these years later? That’d be that someone appears to be killing them off one by one.

Within the ‘very real world of contemporary Los Angeles’, we’re told that these men will ‘have to get past the bitter rivalries and bad blood that forced
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Peter Pan Drama The League Of Pan Preps for TV This Fall

A modern day Peter Pan drama is heading to TV screens this fall. Deadline reports that 20th Century Fox TV and Imagine TV are developing one of the first high-profile series projects for next season, called The League Of Pan. Brian McCauley Johnson created the concept that reimagines the classic. The project is described as "a re-imagining of the Peter Pan mythology. Set in modern day, it centers around the Lost Boys and takes place 10 years after they’ve left Neverland."

A showrunner is currently being sought to flesh out a script with Johnson and take the project to the networks. There should not be any problems selling this show to networks because of shows like Once Upon A Time and Grimm. There are also two Peter Pan feature films in the works. One is also "a contemporary reimagining of the the story that centers on the Peter Pan-Captain Hook relationship,
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'The League Of Pan': Peter Pan Getting a Modern Day TV Reimagining

Peter Pan, the flying boy who doesn't age and who lives amidst fairies, mermaids and pirates on the island of Neverland, may or may not be coming to the small screen. His gang of Lost Boys, on the other hand, definitely are -- as is the trend these day, via a reimagining of J. M. Barrie's story set in the modern day. According to Deadline, "The League of Pan" is based on an idea by newcomer Brian McCauley Johnson and will check in on the Lost Boys a decade after they left Neverland, having been adopted by the Darling family (Peter, on the other hand, refused to stay, not wanting anyone to "catch him and make him a man"). Imagine TV and 20th Century Fox TV are looking for a showrunner to write the pilot with Johnson before taking the project to the networks. Presuming it's picked up, "The League
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Modern Day Lost Boys Series The League Of Pan in Development

The name alone is enough to win me. 20th Century Fox Television and Imagine Television are developing a new series for us entitled The League of Pan. Set in modern day, ten years after the Lost Boys left Neverland, it’s based on a story by Brian McCauley Johnson and is said to be a reimagining of Peter Pan.

According to Deadline who broke the news, once a showrunner is found to to co-write the pilot with Johnson, it will be shopped to the networks.

Yes. Please.

We’ll keep you posted.
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Peter Pan TV series 'The League of Pan' in the works

A new television series based on the Peter Pan character is in development. 20th Century Fox TV and producers Imagine TV are developing fairy-tale drama The League of Pan, according to Deadline. Set in the modern day, the show is being billed as a reimagining of the Peter Pan legend and will follow the Lost Boys ten years after they left the magical realm of Neverland. The League of Pan was devised by Brian McCauley Johnson (CSI: Miami), with Imagine TV and 20th TV currently looking for a showrunner to co-write a pilot script with the scribe. Peter Pan first appeared (more)
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Fox Prepping Peter Pan TV Series

Exciting news for fans of fantasy TV landed with Deadline reporting on 20th Century Fox TV and Imagine TV collaborating on The League Of Pan, a twist on J.M. Barrie’s Peter Pan legend with the Lost Boys leaving Neverland and living in present day society. Brian McCauley Johnson, who wrote the shorts Rooks and Pawns and The Way to Go and worked as a production assistant on Tron: Legacy, wrote the initial draft for The League of Pan. The League of Pan looks to follow the trend for revisionist fairy tales set in the real world established by popular TV shows like Once Upon A Time and Grimm.
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Fox Prepping Peter Pan TV Series

Exciting news for fans of fantasy TV landed with Deadline reporting on 20th Century Fox TV and Imagine TV collaborating on The League Of Pan, a twist on J.M. Barrie’s Peter Pan legend with the Lost Boys leaving Neverland and living in present day society. Brian McCauley Johnson, who wrote the shorts Rooks and Pawns and The Way to Go and worked as a production assistant on Tron: Legacy, wrote the initial draft for The League of Pan. The League of Pan looks to follow the trend for revisionist fairy tales set in the real world established by popular TV shows like Once Upon A Time and Grimm.
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Imagine & 20th Century Fox TV Prep Peter Pan-Themed Series ‘The League Of Pan’

Exclusive: One of the first high-profile series projects for next season is coming together. 20th Century Fox TV and studio-based Imagine TV are developing The League Of Pan, a fairytale-themed drama series that takes on the story of Peter Pan. Based on an idea by up-and-coming writer Brian McCauley Johnson, League Of Pan is described as a re-imagining of the Peter Pan mythology. Set in modern day, it centers around the Lost Boys and takes place 10 years after they’ve left Neverland. Imagine TV and 20th TV are in the process of searching for a showrunner who would co-write the pilot script with Johnson. With a showrunner on board, the project will be taken out to the networks. The Lost Boys, who originated in J.M. Barrie’s play Peter Pan, are boys lost by their nannies who have been whisked off to Neverland to live with Peter Pan. In Barrie’s play and subsequent novel,
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