CW Orders Riverdale and Jane the Virgin Spinoffs and New Nancy Drew and Lost Boys Pilot

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Jan 24, 2019 01:52 PM EST

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CW Orders Riverdale and Jane the Virgin Spinoffs and New Nancy Drew and Lost Boys Pilot
The CW has greenlit 4 new pilots, two based on existing CW series. The spinoffs are from Riverdale and Jane the Virgin, and the other two are a Nancy Drew series and a Lost Boys series.

The Riverdale spinoff, Katy Keene, will follow the lives of the Archie Comic book characters, including Katy Keenen, as a young up and coming fashion legend. The musical drama series will be written and executive produced by Robert Aguirre-Sacasa.

The Jane the Virgin spinoff, Jane the Novella, will be an anthology series, and each season will be based on a different novel written and narrated by Jane Villanueva. It will be written by Valentina Garza and directed by Brad Silberling.

The as of yet untitled Nancy Drew series will follow the story of Nancy Drew, who is fresh out of high school and ready to start her life. However, fate has other plans and she must stay behind to help solve a family tragedy. It hails from  Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage's Fake Empire and CBS TV Studios.

The Lost Boys, which will be an adaptation of the iconic 1987 film, will follow the story of two young brothers, who are looking to find their way in a new town but wind up getting themselves involved in the underworld of the undead. The series will be written by Heather Mitchell.


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