FIRESTARTER To Premiere on the 13th of May
With the Dr Strange movie shutting down a lot of cinemas all over the world, Firestarter is set to take over the screens on Friday the thirteenth. The movie is about the McGee family, whose daughter Charlie, possesses pyrokinesis- a power that enables her to ignite fire with her mind as a control weapon. Her father Andy, teaches her how to control these powers and curb its functions.
But as Charlie turns 11, she begins to lose control of the control techniques and soon she begins to use it randomly and she is soon found out when she caused a fire in the bathroom of her school. The federal government hears of her queer and unique abilities and see Charlie’s powers as a chance to improve their development of weapons of mass destruction and possibly use her as a weapon of mass destruction!
Her parents resists the government’s approaches at harnessing their daughter’s superpowers but it soon becomes a tussle over Charlie between the government and the McGee. A mysterious federal agent soon comes up alone and he tries to seize Charlie once and for all but Charlie had other ideas. The movie is based on Stephen King’s book on Firestarter and the 1984 movie.
The director of the movie is Keith Thomas and was produced by the popular horror filmmaker Jason Blum. Some of the top casts include Zac Efron, Sydney Lemmon, Gloria Reuben, Kurtwood Smith, Ryan Kiera Armstrong, Michael Greyeyes and many others. Gloria Reuben is famous for her role in the medical series ER where she took the role of Jeanie Boulet, where she was twice nominated for the Emmy Award.
Zac Efron is well known for his role in the ”High School Musical ” trilogy from 2006-2008 where he took the role of Troy Bolton. H e was also the lead actor in the 2009 movie ”17 Again”. He has been on many movies since then, including New Year’s Eve, Lucky One, Dirty Grandpa to name a few. Efron also won the Daytime Emmy Award for the movie series ”Down to Earth with Zac Efron”.