First Look: Chloë Grace Moretz as “Carrie”

Matt Whitfield
Movie TalkAugust 23, 2012

This time last week, I was in Toronto on the set of the highly anticipated "Carrie" remake, which stars 15-year-old Chloë Grace Moretz as the telekinetic teen who goes on a prom night rampage after being doused in pig's blood. Unfortunately, that's about all I can reveal at the moment because the studio behind the production — Sony's Screen Gems — had me sign an embargo. No biggie. In the coming months, I'll post multiple interviews with the cast and crew and relay my time in Toronto — all on Yahoo! Movies, naturally. But, in the meantime, let's look at the first two stills, released earlier today.

The first one shows a blood-soaked Moretz as the title character, who was portrayed by Oscar nominee Sissy Spacek in director Brian De Palma's 1976 version of the film. The other features four-time Oscar nominee Julianne Moore as Carrie's religious zealot mother, Margaret White, originally played to perfection by Piper Laurie. Both ladies look equally insane (in a good way!), right?

Are you excited to see the "Carrie" remake, which director Kimberly Peirce — of "Boys Don't Cry" fame — promises will be a modernized, character-driven construction of Stephen King's first novel? If so, mark your calendars. The supernatural horror movie is set to open nationwide on March 15, 2013.

Check out the pics at EW.com.

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