Julianne Moore Signs On For Carrie Remake

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May 13, 2012 | 8:41pm EST

Julianne Moore has officially signed on to play Carrie’s crazed mother in an upcoming remake of the 1976 horror classic.
Chloe Grace Moretz will play the titular character, originally portrayed by Sissy Spacek in Brian De Palma’s adaptation of Stephen King’s chilling book.
Twin Peaks star Piper Laurie played the mom in the acclaimed original.
The remake, to be directed by Kimberly Peirce, is set for a March 2013 release.