you have to wonder if they can improve on the original. and they can't !
she's a great little actress. i liked her in 'kick-ass', and she was great in 'let the right one in'. 'carrie' is a much more heavier role though. hmm, we'll see.
jodie foster is playing the mother as well
one thing we won't see in this remake is '70s bush' A Kick Ass role! Chloe Moretz to play Carrie in remake of Seventies horror classic
It was film about a girl with special powers that established Stephen King as one of the silver screen's most influential horror writers.
And now Kick Ass star Chloe Moretz is to tackle the role of Carrie in a remake of the 1976 classic.
The excited 15-year-old Hugo favourite took to Twitter to tell fans of her excitement after the news of her casting broke.Carrie on regardless: Chloe Moretz looked all business at JFK Airport in New York today despite proclaiming her delight at landing the role
The actress said: 'Never been so happy in my life! Thank you Kim Pierce and thank you MGM for the chance of a lifetime. I will never forget!'
She also said her brother Trevor, who is a respected acting coach, was 'flipping out' when she told him her good news.
Despite her exciting news, the actress was keeping a poker face as she arrived at the JFK Airport in New York today
Being cast in a remake is nothing new for child prodigy, who began her acting career at the age of just seven and is already an experienced horror actress.Happy twit: The child prodigy let the world know her delight about winning the lead partBags of class: The 15-year-old looked great as she wheeled her baggageA night at the opera: She celebrated last night by attending the Metropolitan Opera premiere of Jules Massenets
She starred as a seeming child vampire in Let Me In, which was the American version of the award-winning Swedish picture Let the Right One In.
She is following in good steps by featuring in the remake, which tells the story of a viciously bullied teenager Carrie White, who discovers she possesses telekinetic power become more powerful when she becomes angry or distressed
It is still one of the best known roles for best actress Acadeny Award winner Sissy Spacek, with her vulnerable yet chilling performance still regarded as among the genre's best.
It also features an early career performance from macho heartthrob John Travlota, who played the boyfriend of her most vicious tormentor.
The film was a major success for United Artists, grossing $33.8 million at the U.S. box office, on a budget of $1.8 million, and also won Spacek and Oscar nomination.The original and best? It will be hard for Chloe and the remake to live up to Sissy Spacek's 1976 versionProm queen: But tragedy was soon to unfold in the film after bullies attack her at the dance