At last, our first look at footage from Kimberley Peirce's hotly anticipated re-adaptation of Stephen King's debut novel, CARRIE. There's an unprecedented amount of goodwill surrounding this project given that the source has been mined so many times before, and that can only be down to the talent on board, so it's a relief to see the first teaser trailer deliver. Expect a longer trailer very soon, but in the meantime, check out the newly released teaser in the player below and let us know what you think...
The quiet suburb of Chamberlain, Maine, is home to the deeply religious and conservative Margaret White (Moore) and her daughter, Carrie (Moretz). Carrie is a sweet but meek outcast whom Margaret has sheltered from society. Gym teacher Miss Desjardin (Greer) tries in vain to protect Carrie from local mean girls led by the popular and haughty Chris Hargenson (Portia Doubleday, Youth in Revolt), but only Chris’ best friend, Sue Snell (Gabriella Wilde, The Three Musketeers), regrets their actions. In an effort to make amends, Sue asks her boyfriend, high school heartthrob Tommy Ross (newcomer Ansel Elgort), to take Carrie to prom. Pushed to the limit by her peers at the dance, Carrie unleashes telekinetic havoc. Brian De Palma’s 1976 film version of CARRIE earned Oscar nominations for stars Sissy Spacek and Piper Laurie.
CARRIE opens in cinemas March 15th (US) and April 5th (UK).
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