Firestarter


Total votes: 117

No official plot yet, but the original revolved around a young girl with the ability to control fire simply with her mind.

CURRENT STATUS: 
In Development
No official plot yet, but the original revolved around a young girl with the ability to control fire simply with her mind.


RELEASE DATE
2019/2020
CURRENT STATUS
In Development
LANGUAGE
English
PRODUCED BY
Universal Pictures
Blumhouse Productions
MPAA RATING
N/A
OFFICIAL SITES
N/A
REVIEW
N/A
DIRECTED BY
Fatih Akin
WRITTEN BY
Scott Teems
Mark L. Smith (early draft)
Stephen King (novel)
STARRING
N/A

PROJECT DETAILS
  • Akiva Goldsman (Winter's Tale) was previously set to direct.
  • Scott Teems (Sundance TV's Rectify) scripts. (4/30/17)
  • Universal Pictures hoped to go into production sometime in 2011, but that never happened.
  • Writer Mark L. Smith (Vacancy, The Hole) wrote an early draft of the script back in 2010.
  • One of the producers was quoted saying: "We see this as a unique, character-driven thriller with a supernatural edge, based on a timeless concept and enhanced by recent visual effects advances."
  • In the early stages of development, the studio reportedly wanted to turn the this into a franchise property.
  • Was once said to be loosely based on the original Stephen King book, but the "main character is to be reinvented with a little more edge."
  • This project has been in and out of development for over a decade.
  • A remake of the 1984 Stephen King film with the same name.
VIDEOS

REVIEW