Ahead of its debut this Friday, Universal Pictures dropped Pyro clip of a modern remake of the classic Stephen King thriller from Blumhouse. The film is scheduled to premiere simultaneously in theaters and on Peacock on May 13.
In the video, Andy, played by Zac Efron, begs his daughter’s kidnapper to let her go before he gets hurt. However, continuing to ignore Andy’s warnings, a frightened and confused Charlie unleashes her dangerous power, knocking him back.
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«For more than a decade, Andy and Vicki’s parents have been on the run, desperately trying to hide their daughter Charlie from a shady federal agency that wants to use her unparalleled gift for creating fire in a weapon of mass destruction,» the synopsis reads. “Andy taught Charlie how to weaken his power caused by anger or pain. But as Charlie turns 11, it becomes harder and harder to contain the fire. After an incident reveals the family’s whereabouts, a mysterious operative is sent to track down the family and capture Charlie once and for all. Charlie has other plans. ”
Pyro Ryan remake stars Kira Armstrong (Tomorrow is war), who was cast in the lead role of Charlie McGee, a character played by a young Drew Barrymore in Mark L. Lester’s 1984 film adaptation. Joining Armstrong are Zac Efron as Andy McGee, Sidney Lemmon as Vicki McGee, Michael Greyeyes as John Rainbird, John Beasley, Kurtwood Smith, and Emmy nominee Gloria Reuben.
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Pyro The remake is being directed by rising director Keith Thomas.Vigil) written by Scott Tims (halloween kills). The music for the film was written by the legendary John Carpenter and his colleague halloween franchise composers Cody Carpenter and Daniel Davis.
Producers are Jason Blum and Akiva Goldsman, with original film associate producer Martha De Laurentiis, Ryan Turek, Gregory Lessans, Scott Tims, JD Lifshitz and Rafael Margules as executive producers. It is a production by Universal Pictures, Blumhouse and Weed Road Pictures.