White Lotus and Euphoria actor Lukas Gage is about to star within the live-action adaptation of Lifeless Boy Detectives for HBO Max.
Per Variety (opens in new tab), the official description calls the sequence “a recent tackle a ghost story that explores loss, grief, and dying by way of the lens of Edwin Payne (George Rexstrew) and Charles Rowland (Jayden Revri), two useless British youngsters, and their very alive good friend, Crystal Palace (Kassius Nelson). So, it’s quite a bit like a classic detective sequence – solely darker and on acid.”
Gage has signed on to play the recurring position of the Cat King, described as a “charming trickster and itinerant cat spirit, who takes eager curiosity in Edwin.”
Charles and Edwin, created by Neil Gaiman and Matt Wagner, made their first look in Gaiman’s The Sandman #15 again in 1991 and would go on to look in a number of comics and manga-style graphic novels. The duo turns down the prospect to cross on to the subsequent life as a way to keep on Earth as detectives who examine crimes involving the supernatural.
The characters popped up in season 3 of HBO Max’s Doom Patrol and have been initially performed by Sebastian Croft and Ty Tennant. A sequence was introduced months later, having been ordered to pilot by HBO Max.
Lifeless Boy Detectives is written and helmed by Steve Yockey, developer of the Kaley Cuoco-led HBO Max black comedy The Flight Attendant. The present is reportedly filming as we converse, and no official launch date has been set.
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