The last couple of years have seen a large number of remakes and reboots of film properties. From J. J. Abrams’ successful Star Trek remastery, to Rob Zombie’s powerful remake of the first two Halloween films, to Chris Nolan’s Batman Begins and its sequel. The last of the caped crusader flicks alone netted a cool $1 bil. Then there’ve been the more questionable remakes – Nightmare on Elm Street, anyone?
Variety reported that there are plans afoot to remake Stephen King’s 1980 novel Firestarter as a multi-picture enterprise. The 1984 original starred Drew Barrymore, and plans are set to make the character in the remake even edgier. Click here to read more.. »