Scream Factory is bringing flammable frights to Blu-ray in early 2017 with their Collector's Edition Blu-ray of Firestarter (based on the novel of the same name by Stephen King), and the special release now has an official debut date and new cover art.

From Scream Factory: "Here’s something hot to start off your week! The 1984 pyromania-filled thriller from Stephen King will be coming to Scream Factory in early 2017! Read on for more details:

- Official release date is March 14th.

- As announced earlier, this will branded as a "Collector's Edition" that will come with a slipcover (guaranteed for three months after its original release date).

- The newly-commissioned front-facing artwork you see pictured comes to us from The CRP Group (Dead Ringers, Raising Cain) The reverse side of the wraps will showcase the original theatrical poster art.

- Bonus features and specs are still in progress and will be announced sometime in Feb. However, we can confirm now that we will be doing a new 2K transfer of the film.

- Pre-order now directly from our website @…/firestarter-collector-s-edit… which includes shipping two weeks early plus a free 18” x 24” poster of the newly-designed key art (while supplies last)!"

Source: Facebook
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