Well, I guess I wasn’t seeing things when I said earlier today that The Covenant looked a lot like The Lost Boys. Today my local Sony rep sent over a little comparison of the two films that pretty much seals the deal, check it out below.
|THE LOST BOYS||THE COVENANT|
|SETTING||Cliffside beach town on West Coast complete with a light house||Cliffside beach town on East Coast complete with a light house|
|MEMBERS||Vampire gang of four who prowl the boardwalk at night||Gang of four who belong to a supernatural legacy and have been friend since childhood|
|SPECIAL POWERS||Never grow old. Never die.||The power to do anything they want|
|NEW KID IN TOWN||Michael and Sam Emerson who move to town after parents divorce||Chase and Sarah who both transfer in from other schools|
|MODE OF TRANSPORTATION||Motorcycles||Ducatti Motorcycle|
|CREEPY CRAWLERS OF CHOICE||Maggots & Worms||Spiders|
|DEATH DEFYING ACTS||Jump from bridge unharmed||Jump off cliff without a scratch|
|KOOKY CHARACTERS||Michaelâ€™s Grandpa who has a passion for taxidermy||Cranky caretaker|
|THE HUNK||Michael (Jason Patric) is the sexy new hunk in town||Caleb (Steven Strait) is the sexy leader of his gang of friends|
|PARTY SCENE||Bonfire concert near the boardwalk||Bonfire on the beach broken up by the cops|
|SECRET LAIR||Old hotel that fell apart during an earthquake||Caleb’s stone-walled basement|
|MOTHERS||Recently divorced, raising sons on her own without any father figure||Single Mom raising son on her own without any father figure|
|TOWN HISTORY||Santa Clara is know as the “Murder Capital of the World”||The Ipswitch colony hosted the witch trials/burnings, as well as a history about five witching families|
The Covenant is set to hit theaters on September 8, click here for pics and trailers.