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Stephen King hopes to kick off new Firestarter movie trilogy

Stephen King hopes to kick off new Firestarter movie trilogy

While various Stephen King stories have received sequels and follow-ups, he never developed a sequel to his novel. fire starter, although he recently confirmed that he would be interested to see what director Keith Thomas of the latest adaptation will do with a trilogy of films inspired by the story. There may currently be no definitive plans for such a franchise, but between the open nature of this film’s finale and the compelling world of figures with supernatural abilities, it seems like there are all kinds of ways to explore the future. fire starter In theaters and now on Peacock.

“The director has spoken fire starter about Charlie being the first film in the trilogy,” shared King Vanity Fair, “I’d love to see it. I’ll be totally down with it. Hopefully it’ll be good. Sometimes they are, and sometimes they aren’t.”

Developing a 2019 prequel with Paramount+ pet SemataryThe land that the king has not covered is a possible fire starter Continuity would not be the first example of King expanding a narrative outside of the source material.

The film has been described as, “For more than a decade, parents Andy (Zac Efron; extremely wicked, shockingly evil and loathsome; the greatest showman) and Vicky (Sydney Lemon; Fear the Walking Dead, Succession) his daughter Charlie (Ryan Keira Armstrong; American Horror Story: Double Feature, The Tomorrow War) from an obscure federal agency that wants to use its phenomenal gift to cause fire to a weapon of mass destruction. Andy teaches Charlie how to disable his power, which stems from anger or pain. But as Charlie turns 11, the fire gets harder and harder to control. The family’s location is revealed after an incident, a mysterious operative (Michael Greyes; Wild Indian, Rutherford Falls) is deployed to hunt down the family and capture Charlie forever. Charlie has other plans.”

Thomas himself has previously teased that he already has some ideas for how to continue the world of this film.

“I’m always down, I’m always down. I think we have all kinds of ideas for where this could go,” Thomas shared with ComicBook.com on how this narrative could potentially continue. Did. “Obviously Stephen King didn’t write the sequel. So all those things would need to be explored, but I feel like we’ve created a world in it, and some of the characters that I think certainly expand their stories.” , can expand and move forward.”

fire starter Now in theaters and on Peacock.

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