The Stephen King Movies That Helped Define Drew Barrymore’s Career
In 1982, Drew Barrymore became America’s little sister thanks to her adorable turn as Gertie in Steven Spielberg’s “E.T.” But she has another Steve to thank for solidifying her child star status.
“E.T.” might have made her famous, but back-to-back Stephen King films made her a star.Barrymore followed up “E.T.” with a little-remembered 1984 drama called “Irreconcilable Differences,” about a young girl suing her neglectful parents for emancipation.
It was a mild success at the time, but is now mostly known for being prophetic since Barrymore herself would go on to sue for emancipation from her own parents at the age of 14.The post The Stephen King Movies That Helped Define Drew Barrymore’s Career appeared first on /Film.
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