Stephen King’s ‘Firestarter’ Gets Film Remake

Stephen King’s ‘Firestarter’ Gets Film Remake

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The Stephen King novel Firestarter was originally given the big screen treatment in 1984, but low-budget horror film powerhouse Blumhouse Products is adapting the book again, this time for a modern audience.     Set to be directed by Keith Thomas, who actually boarded the project all the way back late last year, Firestarter will follow the same plot as the book, focusing on the Department of Scientific Intelligence, or “the Shop”. Two participants of their mysterious research end up getting married and subsequently having a child. Named Charlie McGee, she inherits pyrokinetic powers from her parents, who were both …