Carrie Remake Teaser Trailer


Supreme Champion!!!!!
Jan 14, 2002
Just saw it on Imdb..starring Chloe Moretz:


I'm Biv Dick Black, the Over Poster.
Apr 22, 2002
This may end up being good. The vibe there is really creepy.

But two things:

1. Why did this need to be made? Is the old Carrie that dated?
2. When there is so much of King's stuff that is untouched, why dip into this well again?

Don the Radio Guy

Mar 30, 2006
1. Because Hollywood execs are unoriginal assholes.

2. See number one.


Mar 23, 2008
1. I don't mind a remake so long as it is good. Can't fight the tide.

2. What's important to them is not to make a Stephen King movie. It's to make a movie that is already a recognizable brand. Not agreeing with it, just explaining it. I guess in their mind it saves them the need to create a brand out of something. They just need to attach a new product to an existing brand name. Just look at Battleship - that thing had the flimsiest of connections to the "source material" but that wasn't important. The important thing was that people knew the brand "Battleship."

Teaser was nice. And I like Chloe Moeoeeoeeoeretz. I just doubt this could ever be something particularly special. To me, Carrie was not one of King's most interesting stories anyway. Not to mention that everyone already knows the climax, so they will have to do something really special or else it'll just be a total bore.


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Jan 12, 2010
I've never read Carrie, nor seen the original film. Don't know why, just never got around to it.


Mar 23, 2008
I'm sure it was great for the time. I just think nowadays it lost a lot of its luster because it has been referenced and copied and homaged and outdone. Bottom line - it's a story about a telekinetic girl who is bullied until she snaps. And she has a crazy religious mother. I'm sure the bullying angle will be stressed because it's a hot button topic these days (and maybe also the crazy religious thing), but even if you haven't read the book or seen the original, can you really say you've never seen anything that sorta fits the description above? Probably not.


Registered User
Aug 26, 2002
At least this time the actress is actually age-appropriate for the role. Sissy Spacek was 27 playing 16 in the original.