Blumhouse’s Twisted ‘Firestarter’ Remake Fires up!
According to Variety, the hungry party responsible for this little slice of King, is the up-and-coming genre filmmaker Keith Thomas, who is working with Universal, Blumhouse and Akiva Goldsman‘s Weed Road, to produce a new film version of the novel. Thomas’s film ‘The Virgil‘ made huge splashes with his world premiere at the Toronto Film Festival this year. Scott Teems, who penned Universal and Blumhouse’s Halloween sequel Halloween Kills, is adapting the screenplay.
“Every once in a while you see a film that grasps and shakes you. ‘Vigil’ did that for us, and we were eager to be a part of the film and to work with Keith and the BoulderLight team”
Firestarter tells the story of a couple who participate in a potent medical experiments that give them telekinetic abilities. With these gifts passed on to their daughter, the young child starts to gain pyrokinetic powers as the government looks to capture the powerful young girl.
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