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Ryan Murphy & His Leading Ladies Recreate Scenes From 'Repulsion,' 'Carrie,' 'The Birds' & Other Horror Classics

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by Kevin Jagernauth
May 9, 2012 10:24 AM
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Magazines doing photo spreads recreating scenes from iconic movies is nothing new. Vanity Fair seems to do it a couple times a year, and it was at the tail end of 2011 when the New York Times Magazine got in on the act enlisting a wealth of stars for a big awards season shoot that included, among others, Rooney Mara dressing up as Alex from "A Clockwork Orange." Now, "Glee" and "American Horror Story" creator Ryan Murphy is joining in, recruiting the leading ladies from his TV projects to participate in a horror-themed shoot for Elle.

And the results? Well, it's not bad. Kate Mara easily makes the grade, standing in for Sissy Spacek in "Carrie" and making the case that she might be a good choice for the remake if Chloe Moretz were to suddenly drop out. Jayma Mays isn't too shabby as Tippi Hedren in the nicely replicated scene from "The Birds," and though there can be only one Catherine Deneuve, Heather Morris does her best in the black-and-white shot from "Repulsion." Meanwhile, Connie Britton nicely captures the terror of "The Omen," and finally, as David Gordon Green gears up his remake, he might want to think of Naya Rivera for "Suspiria."

Take a closer look below and click over to Elle to see a few more including Lea Michele in "Creature From The Black Lagoon"; Dianna Agron in "Attack Of The 50 Foot Woman"; Taissa Farmiga in "When A Stranger Calls" and Sarah Paulson in "Whatever Happened To Baby Jane?"

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3 Comments

  • Jim | May 12, 2012 7:56 AMReply

    You didn't even include half the pictures. Why bother?

  • Ha | May 9, 2012 11:18 AMReply

    You realize this came out (and was covered) several months ago?

  • Carson Wells | May 9, 2012 11:27 PM

    Who cares? I hadn't seen it.

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