‘Firestarter’ Comes to Digital June 12, Blu-Ray and DVD June 28

The newest adaptation of Stephen King’s Firestarter is coming to digital and home video later this month.

Firestarter, the new adaptation of the classic Stephen King thriller, arrives on Digital June 12, 2022 and on Blu-rayTM and DVD June 28, 2022 from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment.

From producers Jason Blum (Halloween Kills, The Invisible Man) and Akiva Goldsman (Doctor Sleep) and director Keith Thomas (The Vigil), Firestarter stars Zac Efron (The Greatest Showman, The Disaster Artist, Neighbors), Ryan Kiera Armstrong (Anne with an E; IT: Chapter II), Gloria Reuben (Mr. Robot, Lincoln, Law and Order: Special Victims Unit), Sydney Lemmon (Succession, Helstrom, Fear the Walking Dead), Kurtwood Smith (That ‘70’s Show, 24), John Beasley (The Purge: Anarchy, Rudy) and Michael Greyeyes (Rutherford Falls, True Detective).

Protected by her parents (Efron and Lemmon), Charlie (Armstrong) 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.

BONUS FEATURES on BLU-RAYTM, DVD & DIGITAL:

  • ALTERNATE ENDING*
  • DELETED AND EXTENDED SCENES*
    • 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
  • GAG REEL*
  • 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.
  • FEATURE COMMENTARY WITH DIRECTOR KEITH THOMAS*

*Exclusive to Blu-ray, DVD & Digital

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Armed with a PhD. in Musicology, Becky spends much of her time blogging about movie music on her blog Film Music Central when she isn't otherwise occupied watching movies and her favorite anime series.