‘Firestarter’ Is a Sign That Zac Efron Needs to Call His Agent. Immediately.

‘Firestarter’ Is a Sign That Zac Efron Needs to Call His Agent.  Immediately.

During the 2000s, horror fans were besieged by remakes that were neither wanted nor liked, including (but not limited to) 2003’s The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, 2005’s The Fog and The Amityville Horror2006’s Black Christmas, The Hills Have Eyes, The Wicker Man, The Omen and When a Stranger Calls2008’s Prom Night2009’s friday the 13th and The … Read more

Keith Thomas’ Stephen King adaptation

Keith Thomas’ Stephen King adaptation

Zac Efron and Ryan Kiera Armstrong in firestarterImage: Ken Woroner/Universal Pictures With any subsequent adaptation, the hope is that a story improves upon the version that preceded it—or at least feels as though it’s offering up a unique vision, an additional layer that makes the new adaptation purposeful in its insistence treading old ground. Regardless … Read more