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Mere days after its New York Comic Con premiere, MGM and Screen Gems have released the teaser trailer for director Kimberly Peirce’s remake of the 1976 horror film Carrie.
Based on Stephen King’s first published novel, Carrie centers on a shy, sheltered teenage outcast who discovers she has deadly and destructive telekinetic abilities that manifest themselves whenever the becomes angry or upset.
Written by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, the film stars Chloë Grace Moretz as Carrie White and Julianne Moore as her controlling, unstable mother Margaret, a deeply religious woman who tried to shield her daughter from society. “She’s somebody who moved away from her family and joined a religious sect,” Moore explained during the convention panel. “Her only community is Carrie. It does come out of a sense of love and family and desire to keep her there, but it’s abusive.”
Carrie opens March 15, 2013.
A reimagining of the classic horror tale about Carrie White, a shy girl outcast by her peers and sheltered by her deeply religious mother, who unleashes telekinetic terror on her small town after being pushed too far at her senior …