Explorers, the 1985 sci-fi film, is getting adapted as a TV series for Paramount by the impressive duo of Cary Fukunaga and David Lowery.
Explorers arrived anemic on the box office scene back in 1985, manifesting as one of several contemporaneous wide-eyed optimistic sci-fi films with prodigious child actors, two of whom were Ethan Hawke and River Phoenix. However, as the 1980s continues to be mined for reboots, it was only a matter of time before the industry revisited Explorers. Indeed, that is now happening in the form of a Paramount TV series. Yet, the names attached to the project might just give knee-jerk skeptics something to ponder.
Cary Fukunaga and David Lowery have been tapped to develop a TV series adaptation of 1985’s Explorers for Paramount Television, reports Deadline. According to the trade, the duo will collaborate on a script and pen the show bible, and it is