Playing With Fire (My DC Film Universe) - Firestorm I

When a Noble-prize winning physicist bonds with a star college athlete - Firestorm is born! Granted great powers beyond anything either has ever seen, Ronnie Raymond and Martin Stein have to cope with their new heroic lives as they deal with an insane businessman with a crazy vision of his own future...

  • Deaths: Clarissa Clemens (Pushed off a railing in a nuclear facility by Hewitt) & Eddie Earhart (Caught in Nuclear Blast)
  • Imprisoned: Multiplex (Stryker's Island), Henry Hewitt (Stryker's Island), Slipknot (Belle Reve), Black Bison (Stryker's Island), Silver Deer (Stryker's Island) & Stupefy (Belle Reve)
  • Key Points: Hewitt becomes Tokamak near the end of the film before fighting Firestorm

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  • A gifted athlete, Ronnie Raymond was bonded to Professor Martin Stein during an atomic blast. Raymond being the one in control of the body, Stein acts as Ronnie's voice of reason for his extraordinary powers he gained - Including matter manipulation, flaming hair, fusion blasts and the ability to phase through objects. Obviously needing to do something with these powers as they'd be too much for a normal civilian, the duo became Firestorm and set out to become a new hero. However, this new life has its hardships on Ronnie as he struggles to balance school life and superheroics whilst also protecting his secret identity...

  • The long-time assistant of Martin Stein, Danton Black was a self-centred egotistical scientist who only ever cared for one other person - His brother Liam. Stealing equipment from Stein in order to help Liam who was dying, Black was then fired by Stein who was unaware of his brother's situation. Also believing that Stein stole the credit for the new nuclear generator, Black snuck into the plant one night to get evidence against Stein and "prove" he'd stolen the ideas. Caught in the nuclear blast, Black gained the ability to separate himself into many separate beings who also possess greater strength. Wanting to avenge the death of his brother, Black uses funds by Henry Hewitt to design a costume for himself to avenge his brother's death against Stein as Multiplex...

  • A noble-prize winning physicist, Professor Martin Stein was fused with Ronnie Raymond during an atomic blast. As Stein was unconscious at the time, Stein acted as Ronnie's voice at the back of his mind. When Firestorm splits however, Stein cannot remember his time as Firestorm and will find himself in strange places with no memory of how he arrived. Resorting to alcoholism, Stein's drinking has serious effects on Firestorm when they fuse and Ronnie forced to reveal the truth to the professor which in turn helps Stein recollect himself and go easier on his conscious whilst becoming close friends with Ronnie...

  • Henry Hewitt is an incredibly rich businessman in Pittsburgh who has connections to the mafia & many other crime syndicates. A deep follower of myths and prophecies, Hewitt believes his current "form" has ran its course & that it is time for a revival. Believing that Firestorm will bring just that, Hewitt manages to find out his secret identity after scouring for months. Funding Multiplex & several others to combat Firestorm, Hewitt desires to leave tracks that'll draw Firestorm towards him to ignite a nuclear blast which Hewitt desires will bond him to Firestorm...

  • The teenage daughter of US Senator Walter Reilly, Lorraine Reilly was kidnapped by Henry Hewitt who places her in a sensory deprivation chamber in order to see if she would emerge similar to Firestorm (Which Hewitt planned to later use on himself). Her metagene activated by nuclear radiation, Reilly gained great powers as Firehawk. Sent by Hewitt to draw out Firestorm, Reilly was reminded of her past and now aids Firestorm against Hewitt as his partner...

  • A popular student at Bradley High, Ronnie Raymond is immediately smitten by Doreen Day. Soon developing a relationship together, Ronnie even joins an anti-nuclear activist group in order to impress her. Day is one of many targeted by Cliff Carmichael's torments but is unaware that he secretly loves her. Despite occasionally misplacing her trust in Ronnie due to his irresponsible behaviour and unexplained disappearances, their relationship remains strong. Kidnapped by Henry Hewitt, Doreen comes to realise Ronnie's reasoning behind his strange activities...

  • A brilliant science student at Bradley High, Cliff Carmichael was incredibly arrogant and unpopular with pretty much everyone. Believing that Raymond has stolen his spotlight, Carmichael torments Ronnie and attempts to sabotage his efforts to impress Doreen Day whom Carmichael secretly loved himself...

  • Christopher Weiss is an elite mercenary called Slipknot hired by Henry Hewitt to take on Firestorm, Weiss is provided with an upgrade to his signature ropes which allows them to become as tough as steel...

  • The wife of Martin Stein, Clarissa Clemens is secretly having an affair with Henry Hewitt and plans with him to draw out Firestorm...

  • Johnny Ravenhair was given a necklace talisman by his grandfather who once was the shaman of the legendary Bison cult. When his great-grandfather was killed by Henry Hewitt in order to gain land once owned by Native Americans, Ravenhair finds himself possessed by his great grandfather's spirit which granted him great powers as the Black Bison. Seeking to avenge the white man's injustices, Ravenhair seeks to start this by killing Henry Hewitt...

  • Bette Sans Souci is a French-Canadian terrorist and leader of an extreme Anti-Nuclear activist group which was actually a cover-up for her attempts to bomb various Government buildings as she felt that US Capitalists exploited other countries. Later funded by Henry Hewitt (Disguising himself as anti-capitalist) with a bomb-suit, Souci (Now calling herself Plastique) comes into conflict with Firestorm...

  • A star athlete at Bradley High and best friend of Ronnie Raymond, Jefferson Jackson also suffers from the annoying Carmichael...

  • The father of Ronnie, Edward Raymond is consumed by his job as a reporter which seriously effects his relationship with his son...

  • A successful businesswoman in Pittsburgh, Felicity Smoak has grown frustrated with Firestorm as his "heroics" has cost her computer company significant losses. Things become even more awkward for Ronnie when his dad introduces her as his new step-mother...

  • Her father and brother unjustly murdered by a racist Police Officer, Chanka Silver Deer seeks revenge on the White Man and is taught the secrets of Native American sorcery. Joining with Black Bison, Silver Deer aids him with his revenge...

  • Leah Wasserman is an assassin going by the name Stupefy frequently used by Henry Hewitt for disposing of business rivals. Using hallucinogens on her targets before killing them, Wasserman is tasked by Hewitt to draw Firestorm's attention. However, she doesn't last long against the Nuclear Man...

  • The older sister of Doreen Day, Summer believes herself to be a disappointment to her police chief father after failing at becoming an officer

  • A member of Plastique's anti-nuclear activist group, Earhart suspected Ronnie of betraying the group and planned to kill him in the nuclear blast that ended up creating Firestorm

  • The department head at Concordance Research and supervisor of Martin Stein

  • A scientist at Concordance research specialising in audio-video engineering, Harry Carew is a close friend of Martin Stein

  • A scientist at Concordance research and close friend of Martin Stein

  • Police chief for the Pittsburgh PD

  • Commander for the Pittsburgh PD

  • {Seen in montage only} Another new hero in the US, Firestorm is jealous of Captain Atom due to his popularity