“Firestarter": Universal, Blumhouse Taps Keith Thomas to Direct Reboot

"Firestarter": Universal, Blumhouse Taps Keith Thomas to Direct Reboot

Get ready for another remake of a Stephen King classic on the big screen. Universal Pictures, Blumhouse Productions, and Weed Road Production recruited Keith Thomas (The Vigil) to direct the Firestarter reboot. Production Details Scott Teems (Halloween Kills) will pen the latest adaptation of the King novel, according to Variety. Firestarter follows the story of […]

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Stephen King Fans, Grab This Soundtrack Collection While You Can

Stephen King is having quite the year. Movies, books, TV shows — the guy is everywhere. These are all quality releases, as well, in all areas. That includes this new soundtrack collection, up for order today from Varèse Sarabande Records. Four of the most under-appreciated scores from his many film adaptions are represented here. This […]

Stephen King Files To Get Rights Back To 'Cujo,' 'Firestarter', And More

Though famed author Stephen King recently admitted that even he was surprised by just how good Andy Muschietti's adaption of his novel It turned-out to be (even going so far as to see it twice), one has to wonder if King didn't have some kind of psychic premonition that the film was going to be something […]

Stephen King's Firestarter Gets A Remake By Akiva Goldsman And Scott Teems

Akiva Goldsman (The Dark Tower, Cinderella Man) and Scott Teems (Rectify) will remake Stephen King's Firestarter for Blumhouse.  Goldsman will direct and collaborate with Teems on the script. The original 1984 film based on the 1980 Stephen King novel starred Drew Barrymore as a young girl with pyrokinetic powers. The news was announced by Goldsman […]