Remakes are one of the most successful projects Hollywood takes upon itself. Though originality is lacking, rehashing previous movies is hoped to bring in the crowds. If there were any who greatly anticipated the remake of 1976’s “Carrie,” there will now be more time to wait because the release will happen seven months later than planned.
Originally, the new version of Stephen King’s classic was going to be released in March, but has now been moved to the month of horror, October. The main interplay of mother and daughter would have been portrayed by Chloe Moretz and Julianne Moore. It is directed by Kimberly Peirce whose best known work is “Boys Don’t Cry.”
It is still unknown why Sony decided to shift release dates and could simply just be doing it because Halloween would be a great marketing ploy. Whether it will be a “trick or treat” will depend on the reviews, but the new version of the old horror classic will appear on the eighteenth in a theater near you.