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Filming For 'Carrie' Has Begun!

New postby Brian Massey » Wed Jun 27, 2012 7:08 pm

Fresh from the press comes some very exciting news concerning the threemake of Carrie! In case you missed the header, filming for the film has now begun, and we have all the wonderful details below. Read on for the official word.

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Principal photography has commenced in Toronto, Ontario, on the highly anticipated horror film CARRIE, it was announced today by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) and Screen Gems. Director Kimberly Peirce (Boys Don’t Cry; Stop-Loss) reimagines Stephen King’s best-selling novel for MGM and Screen Gems’ take on the enduring genre classic. Starring Chloë Grace Moretz (Hugo), four time Oscar-nominee Julianne Moore (Crazy, Stupid, Love; The Kids are Alright) and Judy Greer (The Descendants), CARRIE tells the supernatural tale of a telekinetic teenage girl tormented by her peers. CARRIE is slated for a 2013 theatrical release.

The quiet suburb of Chamberlain, Maine, is home to the deeply religious and conservative Margaret White (Moore) and her daughter, Carrie (Moretz). Carrie is a sweet but meek outcast whom Margaret has sheltered from society. Gym teacher Miss Desjardin (Greer) tries in vain to protect Carrie from local mean girls led by the popular and haughty Chris Hargenson (Portia Doubleday, Youth in Revolt), but only Chris’ best friend, Sue Snell (Gabriella Wilde, The Three Musketeers), regrets their actions. In an effort to make amends, Sue asks her boyfriend, high school heartthrob Tommy Ross (newcomer Ansel Elgort), to take Carrie to prom. Pushed to the limit by her peers at the dance, Carrie unleashes telekinetic havoc. Brian De Palma’s 1976 film version of CARRIE earned Oscar nominations for stars Sissy Spacek and Piper Laurie.

MGM and Screen Gems’ CARRIE is directed by Kimberly Peirce and produced by Kevin Misher (Public Enemies). J. Miles Dale (The Vow) serves as executive producer, and Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa (Big Love) wrote the script from King’s original story. CARRIE’s creative team includes Director of Photography Steve Yedlin (Looper), Production Designer Carol Spier (Eastern Promises), Costume Designer Luis Sequeira (The Thing) and Editor Lee Percy (Boys Don’t Cry)

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Re: Filming For 'Carrie' Has Begun!

New postby BooMan » Wed Jun 27, 2012 7:14 pm

Actually really stoked for this, hope they pull it off like I I have hopes for....
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Re: Filming For 'Carrie' Has Begun!

New postby ObscureCinema101 » Wed Jun 27, 2012 7:33 pm

I still think Moretz looks 12, but I am curious to see how this turns out.
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Re: Filming For 'Carrie' Has Begun!

New postby Brian Massey » Wed Jun 27, 2012 8:54 pm

Jim, Chloe is actually 15 and by the time the movie hits theaters she'll be 16, so she's the perfect age for Carrie. Sissy Spacek on the other hand was actually 27, or going on 27 when she starred as the titular character.
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