The 1984 chronicle of “Firestarter” starred Drew Barrymore as a immature lady with pyrokinetic abilities who’s abducted by a supervision since — of march — they wish to use her as a weapon. It was a third film for Barrymore, who was 9 when a film opened. It got terrible reviews (it’s got a 39% rating on Rotten Tomatoes) so a reconstitute could indeed be better.
THR reports that Akiva Goldsman (“Winter’s Tale“) will approach for fear studio Blumhouse. Jason Blum announced a news during a Overlook Film Festival during Timberline Lodge in Mt. Hood, OR, where Goldsman’s latest film, “Stephanie,” premiered. It stars Anna Torv (“Fringe”) and Frank Grillo as relatives who take in an an orphaned lady with unworldly powers.
Goldsman’s directorial resumé is slim, though he’s also constructed large cinema including “Paranormal Activity” films, “I Am Legend,” and “Mr. and Mrs. Smith.” He also wrote a scripts for a many new “The Ring” supplement “Rings,” and “I, Robot.”