Carrie Cast Continues to Expand
More casting news has come for the upcoming remake of Carrie as two more are getting set to join the eclectic group of folks who are about to feel the wrath of a recently doused in pig's blood telekinetic teen. Read on for details.
According to Variety, Chronicle star Alex Russell and Off Broadway thespian Ansel Elgort are in negotiations to join the cast of MGM and Screen Gems' Carrie remake, which stars Chloe Moretz in the title role.
As reported earlier Julianne Moore will play the iconic Margaret White in the remake that is being directed by Kimberly Peirce, and Gabriella Wilde will portray Sue Snell, the role originated by Amy Irving.
Look for Carrie to be in theatres on March 15, 2013.
In the story shy high school student Carrie White (Chloe Moretz) is raised by a nightmarish religious fanatic mother (Moore) and comes to grip with devastating telepathic powers just as she reaches puberty. She eventually uses those gifts for lethal means when fellow classmates use the prom as an excuse to humiliate her before the entire school in a parable about bullying.
Sissy Spacek played the character in the first movie, with Piper Laurie playing her mother, and Amy Irving, Nancy Allen, John Travolta, Betty Buckley, and William Katt rounding out the cast. Both Spacek and Laurie got Oscar nominations for their work in the 1976 film.
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