(Video link) Right before New York Comic Con's Evil Dead panel (which I could not resist writing about first, because it's what I like to call "my jam") was the panel for the remake of Carrie, directed by Kimberly Peirce and starring Julianne Moore and Chloë Grace Moretz, all of whom were in attendance along with producer Kevin Bishop. I'd have to say that the audience was a little more resigned to a remake of Carrie than they were to Evil Dead (maybe because Carrie has been remade a couple of times already), but it didn't make the discussion any less entertaining.
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You can either hate that they're happening, or you can give them the benefit of the doubt, but the Carrie
remake and the new Evil Dead
movie are both very much going to happen to us in 2013. And they are going to provide proof of their impending existence in the form of new footage that will make its debut at New York Comic Con next month! Sony will present the footage on a panel Saturday, October 13 at 3:45 PM (which will conveniently end half an hour before the panel on which I'll be appearing
, please pardon the self-promotion), whether you like it or not! (via The Daily Blam
) — Jamie
Entertainment Weekly has the first look at Chloë Moretz as the tormented, titular star of the Carrie remake being directed by Kimberly Peirce (Boys Don't Cry), and it is exactly what you'd hoped: a still of Carrie White covered in blood. Iconic, devastating, and shocking. Don't think it's shocking? Imagine being a teenager. An unpopular one. You are crowned prom queen, only to find out it's a ruse to make a fool out of you, and then gallons of pig's blood is poured on you in front of your entire school as a way to remind them that "you became a woman" in the locker room that one time. They're all gonna laugh at you...
Visit EW for the full image of head-to-toe emotional destruction.
'Carrie' remake: Moretz revives a classic image and Moore has mommy issues -- EXCLUSIVE FIRST LOOK [EW]