PREVIEW: Firestarter (15)

WHO’S IN IT?

Zac Efron (Bad Neighbours), Ryan Kiera Armstrong (The Art of Racing in the Rain), Sydney Lemmon (Velvet Buzzsaw), Kurtwood Smith (RoboCop), John Beasley (The Sum of All Fears), Michael Greyeyes (Wild Indian), Gloria Reuben (Lincoln)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Keith Thomas (The Vigil), director; Scott Teems (Halloween Kills), writer; Jason Blum (Get Out) and Akiva Goldsman (I Am Legend), producers; Cody Carpenter (Halloween), John Carpenter (Halloween) and Daniel A. Davies (Halloween Kills), composers; Karim Hussain (Possessor), cinematographer; Timothy Alverson (Darkness Falls), editor

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

Andy McGee (Efron), who has developed psychic powers as a result of being tested on by a secret government sect, raises his young daughter Charlie (Armstrong), who possesses extraordinary abilities to set things on fire with her mind. However, when their location is unintentionally revealed, government operatives including the mysterious Rainbird (Greyeyes) are sent to capture them and harness their powers for destructive purposes. Charlie, however, has plans of her own…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

The second feature adaptation of Stephen King’s sci-fi novel is a brutal and action-packed ride that attempts to out-do the cult classic from 1984, which featured a young Drew Barrymore in the lead role.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 13TH MAY 2022

WHERE CAN I FIND IT?

IN CINEMAS NATIONWIDE

 

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