Thomas Ian Nicholas will star in horror-drama “The Lost Tree,” written, directed and produced by Brian A. Metcalf.Pic is a Red Compass Media production. Besides Metcalf, producers are Nicholas and Ben Chan. “The Lost Tree” centers around a man (played by Nicholas) who leaves his old life behind after a horrific tragedy and moves to an isolated cabin to start over. Principal photography is slated to begin in October. Nicholas is repped by Innovative Artists. Metcalf is repped by Innovative Artists and Matt Galsor of Greenberg Glusker.