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BC-Filmed DEAD BOY DETECTIVES Drops April 25th on Netflix

Do you have a pesky ghost haunting you? Call the Dead Boy Detectives agency.

BC-filmed supernatural series Dead Boy Detectives, starring George Rexstrew, Jayden Revri and Kassius Nelson, drops April 25th on Netflix.

Adapted from the Neil Gaiman and Matt Wagner graphic novels, Dead Boy Detectives is part of the Sandman Universe.

Netflix picked up the series in February 2023 near the end of production in Vancouver because it fit with its Sandman Universe but no longer fit with Max’s DCU under new bosses James Gunn and Peter Safran.

Related: The Dead Boy Detectives Moves to Netflix from HBO Max. Filming in Vancouver.

Do you have a pesky ghost haunting you? Has a demon stolen your core memories? You may want to ring the Dead Boy Detectives. Meet Edwin Payne (George Rexstrew) and Charles Rowland (Jayden Revri), “the brains” and “the brawn” behind the Dead Boy Detectives agency. 

Teenagers born decades apart who find each other only in death, Edwin and Charles are best friends and ghosts… who solve mysteries. They will do anything to stick together – including escaping evil witches, Hell and Death herself. With the help of a clairvoyant named Crystal (Kassius Nelson) and her friend Niko (Yuyu Kitamura), they are able to crack some of the mortal realm’s most mystifying paranormal cases.


George Rexstrew as Edwin Payne, Kassius Nelson as Crystal, Palace Jayden Revri as Edwin Payne.

Briana Cuoco as Jenny the Butcher.

Lukas Gage as Thomas The Cat King..

Yuyu Kitamura as Niko.

Dead Boy Detectives Season One:

Vancouver filming dates: November 07 2022 – March 20 2023

Showrunners: Steve Yockey, Arrow’s Beth Schwartz.

Cast: George Rexstrew, Jayden Revri, Kassius Nelson, Ruth Connell, Briana Cuoco, Jenn Lyon, Yuyu Kitamura, Lukas Gage, Caitlin Reilly, Max Jenkins.

From The Flight Attendant’s Steve Yockey, Doom Patrol’s Jeremy Carver, Uber Producer Greg Berlanti. and Neil Gaiman.

Filming in Vancouver:

Jayden Revri as Charles Rowland and George Rexstrew as Edwin Payne filming in Vancouver..

NewWestBoy (@CaptCanuck66) image.

Yuyu Kitamura as Niko on the left and Kassius Nelson as Crystal Palace on the right.

NewWestBoy (@CaptCanuck66) image.

Dead Boy Detectives set chair at Victory Square.

Andrés González / @andrs_glz image

As Port Townsend.

The Network Hub/@thenetworkhub image

Point Grey Senior Secondary in Kerrisdale.

As London:

Adam Davies / @ChewieAdam image

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