Blu-ray, DVD, Digital Release: Firestarter (2022)

Digital, Blu-ray & DVD Release Date: June 28, 2022
Price: DVD $29.99, Blu-ray $24.99
Studio: Universal

Blumhouse reignites Firestarter with this latest adaptation of the classic Stephen King thriller.

Protected by her parents (Zac Efron and Sydney Lemmon), Charlie (Ryan Kiera Armstrong), a girl with extraordinary pyrokinetic powers,  has lived her childhood on the run and has kept her extraordinary pyrokinetic powers in check. But now that she’s turning 11, the flames are harder to control, and sinister forces are seeking to capture her. Charlie must learn to embrace the fire from within and fight to control it in order to protect her family and freedom.

The discs and digital edition of the film includes a never-before-seen alternate ending, among other features. Here’s the complete breakdown:

    • Andy Reflects in Mirror
    • Andy’s Lot Six Nightmare – Extended
    • Wanless Gets a Visitor – Extended
    • Rainbird Scare/Wildlife Hunt
    • Charlie Treks to Find Andy
    • Charlie Counts Down “Five, Four, Three, Lies”
    • Andy’s Visionary Escape From the Cell
  • A KINETIC ENERGY – Filmmakers and cast discuss how stars Zac Efron and Ryan Kiera Armstrong worked closely with director Keith Thomas to bring this new FIRESTARTER to life.
  • SPARK A FIRE– A look at how the story and themes of FIRESTARTER were adapted from the famous novel.
  • IGNITING FIRESTARTER– A behind-the-scenes look at how some of FIRESTARTER‘s most extreme fire effects and stunts were accomplished.
  • POWER STRUGGLE– A breakdown of the physical stunts and practical effects that came together to craft the fight scene between Rainbird and Vicky.

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About Laurence

Founder and editor Laurence Lerman saw Alfred Hitchcock’s North by Northwest when he was 13 years old and that’s all it took. He has been writing about film and video for more than a quarter of a century for magazines, anthologies, websites and most recently, Video Business magazine, where he served as the Reviews Editor for 15 years.