Firestarter (2022)

Genres - Horror, Drama, Science Fiction, Thriller  |   Sub-Genres - Psychological Thriller, Sci-Fi Horror  |   Release Date - May 13, 2022 (USA)  |   Run Time - 94 min.  |   Countries - Australia, United States  |   MPAA Rating - R
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Synopsis by Olivia Cantor

Directed by Keith Thomas, this adaptation of Stephen King’s novel of the same name is also a reboot of the 1984 film version. This science-fiction horror stars Zac Efron as Andy, a loving and caring father guiding his young daughter Charlie (Ryan Kiera Armstrong) to control and subdue her psychic ability known as pyrokinesis, wherein she can evoke and start real-life fires through her mind. But this power is also a liability as her family continues to hide and evade government forces bent on capturing and examining Charlie and her abilities. Also starring Sydney Lemmon and Gloria Reuben.



child, experiment, firestarters, government, supernatural-forces, telekinesis