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With production on the new cinematic treatment of Stephen King’s Carrie set to commence in a month, director Kimberly Peirce (Boys Don’t Cry, Stop-Loss) and lead Chloë Grace Moretz (Kick-Ass) have been talking recently about their “updated” take on the iconic coming-of-age horror story.

Meanwhile, MGM has confirmed previous rumors that Julianne Moore was being eyed to portray Margaret White (Carrie’s mom) in the film – by formerly offering the part to the multi-Oscar-nominated actress. Whether she accepts or passes on the role, Moore is expected to make her decision very soon.

Moretz was working the press junket for Tim Burton’s Dark Shadows when she offered the following, concerning her and Peirce’s shared approach to the troubling tale of Carietta “Carrie” White (via Coming Soon):

“I’m actually not looking at [Brian De Palma's 1976 'Carrie' adaptation], even ...

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