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Rewind ArchiveDrew, who is now an ex-alcoholic, had her first taste of champagne (and her first time ever passing out drunk) while drinking at the Firestarter wrap party at Dino DeLaurentiis's beach house.
Thanks to Steven MurrayStephen King was so impressed with Drew's acting and personality that he wrote "Cat's Eye" the movie for her.
Rewind ArchiveDrew described the producer, Dino DeLaurentiis as "an absolute doll, so sweet and so very Italian."
Rewind ArchiveDuring one scene where burning pieces of metal fell from a helicopter, one touched Drew's shoulder. She said it burned for a second and she got all queasy and felt like she was going to faint.
Rewind ArchiveFirestarter was Drew's first extended trip away from home and the shoot was scheduled for three and a half months.
Rewind ArchiveDrew Barrymore said that at the time of Firestarter her and her friends were into horror stories. She said she liked the concept because she jokingly thought the idea of being able to set someone on flames could come in handy.
Rewind ArchiveThere is a tv show based on the movie called "Firestarter 2: Rekindled". Drew Barrymore does not play Charlie, instead the role is played by Marguerite Moreau.
Thanks to Tiffani HuntThe farmer and his wife that befriend Charlie and Andy are none other than Art Carney, who also played Norton on the famed 'Honeymooners' and Louise Fletcher who was the evil grandmother from 'Flowers in the Attic'.
There's often fake stuff floating round, y'know? -Like the 'ghost boy' that can allegedly be seen in "Three Men And A Baby".
But, nothing bogus that we know yet for "Firestarter".
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