The incendiary: shooting of the film based on the novel by Stephen King has begun

Shooting has begun on the new adaptation of Stephen King’s novel of the same name: The Incendiary

The production of The incendiary, the new film based on the novel of the same name by Stephen King, has officially begun. The news was shared by the social accounts of Blumhouse, who shared a video of a man catching fire on set (one of the film’s stuntmen walks completely covered in flames, obviously wearing a fireproof suit to protect himself).

The Incendiary: the film based on the novel of the same name by Stephen King

It remakes of The incendiary will see Zac Efron as Andy e Michael Greyeyes as John Rainbird, a hired hitman by the government to find and capture Charlie. Keith Thomas directs the film, based on a screenplay by Scott Teems (who previously partnered with Blumhouse for Halloween Kills).

The show focuses on Charlene “Charlie” McGee, a young girl with pyrokinetic abilities being persecuted by an ambiguous government agency trying to use her powers to achieve their own ends.

The novel has already been made into a movie in 1984, with Drew Barrymore who played Charlie alongside David Keith who instead wore the clothes of his father Andy. In 2002, the film also had a sequel in the form of a miniseries entitled The incendiary (Firestarter: Rekindled), con Marguerite Moreau in an adult version of Charlie.

In view of the start of production, the same Stephen King he offered his support to the cast and crew of the project with a tweet; further confirmation of the fact that the project can be at the same time more faithful to the novel and better than its predecessors.

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