For those who are not familiar with Fire starter, the original novel followed Andy and Charlie, a father and daughter duo on the run from a government agency called The Shop. During college, Andy and his future wife, Victoria, participated in an experiment with LSD that gave them unique, albeit limited, psionic abilities. When Charlie is born, it is soon discovered that he has powerful pyrokinetic powers, making the family a target and Victoria is tragically killed during one of the Store’s capture attempts. From 1984 Fire starter starring David Keith, Drew Barrymore, Freddie Jones, Heather Locklear, Martin Sheen, and George C. Scott, and received mostly negative reviews. You can count Stephen King among those who didn’t like the movie, calling it “tasteless” in 1986.