A R RATING PLACED ON ‘FIRESTARTER’ REBOOT

Firestarter Blumhouse Remake

According to filmratings.com, this week the film received an R rating, specifically for “violent content”-for its remake of Stephen King’s classic 1980 novel. Director Keith Thomas and screenwriter Scott Teems of Blumhouse Productions and Universal Studios’ movie will tell the story of a girl with pyrokinetic powers (who can make things burst into flames), who is pursuing a secret government agency bent on using her abilities for evil. As Charlie McGee, Ryan Kiera Armstrong is …

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‘The Boogeyman’ Is Still Happening

 It appears a new film adaptation of Stephen King’s short story ‘The Boogeyman’ is still happening. The project was originally set to be produced by Twentieth Century Fox and 21 Laps Entertainment but will instead be heading to Hulu, with Rob Savage (Host) now attached to direct. ‘The Boogeyman’ was first announced in 2018, with Scott Beck and Bryan Woods originally attached to write and direct the film. Little detail was revealed about the status …

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Recent ‘Salem’s Lot’ Casting Announcements

New Line Cinema’s planned remake of Stephen King’s ‘Salem’s Lot’ appears to be finally coming together, as there have been a number of recent casting announcements in the past couple of weeks. Stepping into the role of Ben Mears will be Lewis Pullman (The Strangers: Prey at Night) Mear’s is an author and the lead protagonist of King’s story, who returns home to Jerusalem’s Lot (Salem’s Lot for short) after twenty-five years, with the intention …

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Stephen King’s Ask for Longer Version of THE TOMMYKNOCKERS

Tommy Knockers Movie Cover

Recently Stephen King has stated that the extremely long three hour 1993 TV adaptation of his 1987 science-fiction novel The Tommyknockers should have been much longer. King tells NYTimes: “I didn’t like it; I didn’t care for it at all. [Jimmy Smits] is a fine actor [but] he had to give a bunch of pretentious, portentous lines.[And it] should have been much longer. It felt kind of cheap and thrown together.I felt like they missed the sense of …

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Julia Marchese is a Stephen King Dollar Baby Program Selectee, and She Wants Your Help Making This Dream A Reality!

Oct. 18th, 2020 Filmmaker Julia Marchese is on a quest to make a film based on Stephen King’s short story “I Now What You Need”. This film will be a part of Stephen King’s Dollar Baby program. The program gives filmmakers an opportunity to obtain adaptation rights for the price of $1.00 to choose from a list of select Stephen King titles and adapt it to create their own short film. This is understandably a …

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Stephen King Wants to write a book about Friday the 13th Jason Voorhees.

Friday the 13th Stephen King

The unthinkable, unfathomable has happened legendary writer Stephen King has stated on his Twitter account that he would love nothing more than than to write a book in the form of first person about Jason Voorhees from the Friday the 13th Franchise. He wrote: “The best novel idea I never wrote (and probably never will) is I JASON, the first-person narrative of Jason Voorhees, and his hellish fate: killed over and over again at Camp …

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Firestarter remake is set to start filming

Firestarter Blumhouse Remake 2021

Earlier this year we heard about the upcoming remake of Firestarter the classic Stephen King novel turned to a classic horror film. The screenwriter Scott Teems told movieweb today that they would like to start filming the remake this year, which is set to be released by Blumhouse. We are excited for the new remake and hope that the film does not let us down. What do you think? Horror FactsThe Horror Facts Web Administrator …

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