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Chloe Grace Moretz determined to play Carrie

Chloe Grace Moretz determined to play Carrie

Jul 19 2013, 1:54am CDT | by

Chloe Grace Moretz knew she had to star in 'Carrie'. The actress takes on the iconic titular role in the upcoming remake of Brian De Palma's classic 1976 horror film, and says she couldn't imagine...

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Chloe Grace Moretz determined to play Carrie

Jul 19 2013, 1:54am CDT | by

Chloe Grace Moretz knew she had to star in 'Carrie'.

The actress takes on the iconic titular role in the upcoming remake of Brian De Palma's classic 1976 horror film, and says she couldn't imagine anyone else in the role after she read the script.

She explained: ''I went in for a meeting with MGM. They were like, 'Oh we have a couple of projects we'd like you to think about', and I was like, 'Oh cool.' They said, 'One's Carrie', and I was like, 'Oh God, what does that entail? What type remake is it gonna be? Is it gonna be a real, beautiful movie or something slasher-y and tentpole-y?'

''They sent over the script and when I read the script, I just inhaled it. You know when you read a script within three hours, you know that it's a movie that you have to do. Immediately I read the character of Carrie and I couldn't imagine anyone else doing this role. I couldn't imagine going, 'Yeah, here's the script, you go take the role.' I felt the need to go and fight for this role to the death, and that's exactly what I did.''

The 16-year-old star admits director Kim Pierce was initially unsure about casting her in the role, but this only fuelled her even more to land the part.

Moretz added to Collider.com: ''As an actor you always want to be challenged and you always want to have someone tell you, you can't do something, because I always want to be like, 'I can do it and I'll show you I can and I'll do it better than anyone can.' ''

'Carrie', which also stars Julianne Moore, is in cinemas later this year.

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LAGGIES Review

Oct 24 2014 6:00pm CDT | Source: Collider

[This is a re-post of my review from the 2014 Sundance Film Festival.  Laggies opens today in limited release.] There is certain kind of movie that I would describe as a “Sundance Comedy”. They’re technically indie films even though they feature movie stars, and they’re almost always fairly tame. They’re cute at best and forgettable at worst, and Lynn Shelton’s Laggies has the distinction of being both. What ...
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Kaitlyn Dever Talks LAGGIES, Working with Lynn Shelton, the Lesson She Learned from Keira Knightley, THE GREENS ARE GONE, and More

Oct 22 2014 2:42pm CDT | Source: Collider

Kaitlyn Dever is one of film and television’s fastest rising and most versatile young actresses and 2014 has been another busy year for her.  She stars in Lynn Shelton’s new comedy, Laggies, opening October 24th, in a supporting role with Keira Knightley and Chloë Grace Moretz playing a hard partying teenager with a sarcastic sense of humor who says whatever’s on her mind.  She also stars in Jason Reitman’s Men, Women & Children o ...
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Ron Livingston Encounters The Ffith Wave

Oct 20 2014 10:55pm CDT | Source: Empire Online

As Chloe Grace Moretz' dadShooting has been underway for about a month on alien invasion saga The Fifth Wave, which finds Chloe Grace Moretz trying to survive in the face of devastating extra terrestrial attacks. Ron Livingston is the latest cast member to sign on to the young adult adaptation.Moretz is starring as Cassie Sullivan, a young woman who survives the four waves of deadly extra-terrestrial attacks against th ...
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Chloe Grace Moretz Among Time Magazine's 25 Most Influential Teens of 2014

Oct 13 2014 11:20am CDT | Source: hollywood

Chloe Grace Moretz, Modern Family star Rico Rodriguez and Lorde have been named among the 25 Most Influential Teens of 2014 by editors at ...
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‘Grand Budapest Hotel’ Actor Tony Revolori Joins Sony’s ‘Fifth Wave’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Sep 30 2014 5:50pm CDT | Source: variety

Following his breakout role as Zero in Wes Anderson’s “Grand Budapest Hotel,” Tony Revolori has joined the cast of Sony’s sci-fi pic “The Fifth Wave” starring Chloe Grace Moretz. The pic also stars Nick Robinson and Alex Roe with J. Blakeson directing. GK Films topper Graham King is producing with Tobey Maguire and Matthew ...
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The Equalizer Review: Denzel Washington Lays Down the Law

Sep 26 2014 10:00am CDT | Source: movie fanatic

Denzel Washington and the character of Robert McCall are a match made in heaven. The Equalizer is, in fact, who he becomes over the course of Antoine Fuqua’s tense, powerful and thrilling film. It is the audience’s utter joy and a gift to witness Washington take McCall on a journey of self discovery that is richly painted and electrifyingly executed. Fuqua’s film is truly an origins story and it only shares the name of our hero and his ability to ...
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Marton Csokas Talks THE EQUALIZER, Collaborating with Antoine Fuqua, His Character’s Tattoos, and THE LORD OF THE RINGS

Sep 26 2014 9:51am CDT | Source: Collider

Now playing in theaters is director Antoine Fuqua’s The Equalizer.  Adapted from the 1980s TV series of the same name, the pic reteams Denzel Washington with his Training Day director as he plays a former black ops commando who comes out of his self-imposed retirement to rescue a young girl (Chloe Grace Moretz).  Soon thereafter, things go south and he finds himself squaring off against violent Russian gangsters.  The film also stars Melissa Leo, Martin Csokas, Ha ...
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The Equalizer Review Roundup: Find Out If Denzel Washington Can Still Kick Ass

Sep 25 2014 5:09pm CDT | Source: eonline

Denzel Washington and Chloe Grace Moretz are captivating to watch onscreen in their flick, The Equalizer, even though the rest of the film has been met with ...
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The Equalizer Exclusive: Chloe Grace Moretz Shines Spotlight on Huge Problem

Sep 25 2014 3:49pm CDT | Source: movie fanatic

Chloe Grace Moretz may have a smaller part in The Equalizer, but as the old saying goes, there are no small parts, only small actors. And Moretz’s teen Russian prostitute is about as important a soul as there is to set up Denzel Washington’s character to becoming the hero teased in The Equalizer trailer. We caught up with Moretz for an exclusive interview to talk about the role and how impo ...
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THE EQUALIZER Review

Sep 25 2014 3:03pm CDT | Source: Collider

Denzel Washington loves doing action movies.  I’m not exactly sure why.  He’s a high-caliber actor capable of a wide-range of diverse characters, but he seems to prefer starring in films like 2 Guns, Safe House, Unstoppable, The Book of Eli, and  The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3.  And there’s nothing wrong with his prerogative, although some of these movies have been better than others.  With his latest actioner, The Equalizer, Washington has found his best action vehicle ...
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