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Bloody New Images From Horror Remakes 'Evil Dead' & 'Carrie'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • February 25, 2013 11:05 AM
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While the term "remake" generally makes us shudder, the upcoming do-overs of horror staples "Evil Dead" and "Carrie" are giving reasons for optimism. The former is looking to take its R-rating right to the edge with a picture that takes inspiration from Sam Raimi's original and runs with it, promising audiences on the poster that it will be the most terrifying movie they've ever seen. Meanwhile, the latter puts Chloe Moretz in the iconic lead role, with none other than Kimberly Peirce directing in what will hopefully be a unique take on Stephen King's story. And now some new images are here to tease what's in store for both films.

Chloe Moretz To Star In Supernatural Drama 'If I Stay' With 'The September Issue' Helmer R.J. Cutler To Direct

  • By Ken Guidry
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  • January 24, 2013 9:45 AM
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Well, it seems a project that’s been kicking around for the past few years at Summit Entertainment is finally beginning to move forward. The film, “If I Stay,” which is based on the young adult novel of the same name, was at one point set to star Dakota Fanning with Brazilian filmmaker Heitor Dhalia attached to direct. Now, documentary filmmaker R.J. Cutler will get to try his hand at the project, making it his first narrative feature. Chloe Moretz is attached to star.

Get Ready For Prom: First Trailer For 'Carrie' Starring Chloe Moretz Arrives

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • October 15, 2012 10:02 PM
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After bringing some sizzle to the crowds at New York Comic Con over the weekend (read our report here), now everyone else is getting the first taste of "Carrie," and it's pretty much what audiences saw in Manhattan. But that doesn't mean it's no less impressive.

NYCC: 'Carrie' Panel With Chloe Moretz, Julianne Moore & Kimberly Peirce Offered Little Footage But Lots Of Promise

  • By Drew Taylor
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  • October 15, 2012 11:03 AM
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New York Comic Con, like most every other comic book, sci-fi or fantasy convention on planet Earth, is notoriously a boys club, designed chiefly for adolescent males (or the adolescent males in grown men). But on Saturday, Comic Con got a much-needed blast of feminine fresh air, as the stars and director of the upcoming "Carrie" remake took the stage at the IGN Theater – Julianne Moore, director Kimberly Peirce, and Chloe Grace Moretz were on hand as was producer Kevin Misher. They talked about the differences in this film to the Brian De Palma original, how much they adored the Stephen King source material, and how many gallons of blood was used. They also showed a brand-new teaser that gives good hints at what's to come.

Set Pics Of Chloe Moretz As Hit Girl, Donald Faison As Dr. Gravity & Clark Duke As Battle Guy In 'Kick-Ass 2'

  • By Joe Cunningham
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  • September 19, 2012 8:58 AM
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We can’t figure out whether to be excited or not about “Kick Ass 2: Balls to the Wall.” Sure the first film was all kinds of fun, and some of the new casting additions are pretty exciting -- most notably Jim Carrey. But on the other hand, there’s no Matthew Vaughn this time, and by all accounts Mark Millar’s comic wasn’t that great this time and it sounds as if it was going to need a lot of changes made to it before it could work on the big screen.

'Let Me In' Team Chloë Moretz & Kodi Smit-McPhee Head Into 'The Wilderness Of James'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • August 24, 2012 9:19 AM
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After toplining Martin Scorsese's "Hugo," featuring in Tim Burton's "Dark Shadows," recently wrapping Kimberly Peirce's horror remake "Carrie" (first official pics here) and gearing up to shoot "Kick-Ass 2," it looks like Chloë Moretz is ready to dial it back a bit and take on something smaller. Yep, it's the requisite indie pic, albeit one that will team her with a recent co-star.

First Official & Bloody Look At Chloe Moretz & Julianne Moore In Kimberly Peirce's 'Carrie' Remake

  • By Simon Dang
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  • August 23, 2012 8:38 AM
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It would seem that, for whatever reason, folks are more curious than wary about Kimberly Peirce's remake of Brian De Palma's classic adaptation of Stephen King's "Carrie." Whatever the outcome may be, we're guessing that curiosity will continue to win out with the arrival of the impressive first official look at Chloe Moretz and Julianne Moore, who'll be starring as timid high-schooler Carrie White and her fundamentalist mother Margaret respectively -- roles portrayed in De Palma's originally by Sissy Spacek and Piper Laurie.

Chloe Moretz Says The 'Carrie' Remake Will Be The 'Black Swan' Version Of The Story

  • By Benjamin Wright
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  • June 14, 2012 10:38 AM
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Of all the remakes, reboots, and reimaginings in the works, the one we have the least animosity towards is probably “Boys Don’t Cry” director Kimberly Peirce’s upcoming remake of “Carrie.” Sure, Brian De Palma already turned author Stephen King’s twisted tale – of a girl with telekinetic powers who is abused by her own fundamentalist mother and her high school peers, all leading to one horrifying night at prom – into a classic film, but this new version shows promise. Peirce has lined up some great talent in “Hugo” lead Chloe Grace Moretz for the role of Carrie, and the always excellent Julianne Moore taking over the role of her mother Margaret White. Now it appears that Moretz is looking to put even more distance between the upcoming adaptation and De Palma's 1976 movie.

Chloe Moretz & Paddy Considine In Talks For Black Listed Zombie Flick 'Maggie'

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
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  • May 10, 2012 7:49 PM
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Ugh. Zombies. While they've not quite overtaken vampires as far as omnipresence in multiplexes go, the last decade has seen a proliferation of pictures featuring the undead, from "28 Days Later" to "REC," and it shows no signs of letting up, with "The Walking Dead" proving a giant hit on cable, and both Jonathan Levine's zombie romance "Warm Bodies" and megabudget Brad Pitt vehicle "World War Z" due in 2013. Are we doomed to see the same old re-animated tropes over and over again until someone eats our brains? Or will someone be able to come up with a new take on the genre?

Review: 'Dark Shadows' Is Another Lazy, Incoherent Disappointment From Tim Burton

  • By Todd Gilchrist
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  • May 8, 2012 5:59 PM
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“Dark Shadows” is not the worst movie that Tim Burton has ever made, but that’s only because there’s nothing worse than “Alice in Wonderland.” A desperate jumble of ideas in search of deeper substance, much less focus, Burton’s latest collaboration with actor Johnny Depp is the latest, and perhaps greatest, proof that yet exists for a director, Burton’s a hell of a production designer. Given the film’s incredible lack of cohesion – or follow-through – the film feels like the resigned end result of a studio’s best efforts to whittle an unwieldly mess into something manageable, but far too many of its shortcomings remain exposed for it to play as anything other than a showcase for the star and filmmaker’s laziness, hubris, or both.

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