Chloe Moretz Cast in ‘Carrie’ Movie

YAY! Chloe has officially been offered the role as Carrie in “Carrie” movie earlier today.

fter meeting and reading a group of young actresses for Carrie, MGM, Screen Gems and director Kim Peirce have made their decision and made the formal offer today to Chloe Moretz. If negotiations work out, she’ll play the title role in the remake of the Brian DePalma original that was based on the 1974 Stephen King bestseller. She’s expected to play the shy high school student Carrie White, who is raised by a nightmarish religious fanatic mother, and comes to grip with devastating telepathic powers just as she reaches puberty. She eventually uses those gifts for lethal means when fellow classmates use the prom as an excuse to humiliate her before the entire school in a parable about bullying. Sissy Spacek played the character in the first movie, with Piper Laurie playing her mother, and Amy Irving, Nancy Allen, John Travolta, Betty Buckley and William Katt rounding out the cast. Both Spacek and Laurie got Oscar nominations for their work in the 1976 film.

The studio and Peirce have been meeting with actresses for the past two weeks. Word all along was that while names like Dakota Fanning were circulating, Peirce and the studio had an eye on Moretz. The studio denied it at the time, but what actually happened is, Moretz didn’t meet with Peirce until last weekend. She got the job immediately. Moretz, who first came on with performances in Kick-Ass, (500) Days Of Summer and Let Me In, is at the top of the crop of young actresses. Coming off Martin Scorsese’s Hugo, her next major film is the Tim Burton-directed Dark Shadows with Johnny Depp. She’s repped by WME and 3 Arts. Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa wrote the script and Kevin Misher’s producing.

Insiders said that once they make Moretz’s deal, they will focus on landing the psycho mom and supporting cast and they will shoot this year.

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Just Jared’s 30th

I have added pics of Chloe at Just Jared’s 30th on Friday.


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March 23 2012: Just Jared’s 30th

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Chloe Moretz & Haley Bennett Are The Finalists For The Carrie Remake

Chloe is one of the finalists for the remake of Carrie:

It seems that after nearly a year of being in development the Carrie remake is now in the heart of pre-production. Kimberly Peirce, director of Boys Don’t Cry has been attached to the project for almost three months now, but one major component still missing is an actress for the title role. We’ve heard rumors before, including ones about Megan Fox and Hailee Steinfeld, but there has been no official word. Today Vulture apparently got their hands on the two finalists for the part.

The site says that both Chloe Moretz, best known for playing Hit Girl in Kick Ass, and Haley Bennett, who will be seen alongside Ryan Gosling in Terence Malick’s Lawless, are finalists for the lead in Carrie. The two actresses have beat out a lot of big names thus far, including Dakota Fanning, Emily Browning, Bella Heathcote, and Lily Collins, all of whom read for the director. But just because Moretz and Bennett are now the big names being looked at, doesn’t mean they always were: the report says that Shailene Woodley, who showed off her incredible talent in last year’s The Descendants, was offered the character but turned it down. What’s interesting about Moretz and Bennett is that there is quite a large age gap between them. Moretz is only 15 years old while Bennett has reached the age of 24.

But there isn’t only one big role inCarrie; there’s also the part of the tortured girl’s mother than needs to be cast. Vulture says that Jodie Foster has been approached about playing the unhinged woman while Julianne Moore is also being considered.

I’m thinking that the people in charge of casting somehow don’t get what Carrie is about because you can’t cast a pretty young actress in the part. The character is a tortured, meek girl who is constantly bullied by everyone in her life. That’s not exactly a part that should be highlighted by glamour.

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Chloe Moretz to receive CinemaCon Female Star of Tomorrow Award

Chloe will be receiving CinemaCon Female Star of Tomorrow Award on April 26.

Chloe Grace Moretz will receive the CinemaCon Female Star of Tomorrow Award, Managing Director Mitch Neuhauser announced on Tuesday. Thesp will be feted at the Big Screen Achivements Awards ceremony in Las Vegas on April 26.

Moretz will next be seen alongside Johnny Depp and Michelle Pfieffer in Warner Bros. and Village Roadshow’s “Dark Shadows,” which opens on May 11. Recent creds include “Texas Killing Fields” and Martin Scorsese’s “Hugo.”

“With the poise and talent of a seasoned veteran, Chloe Grace Moretz has captivated the attention of the movie-going public since the age of five with an array of diverse and challenging movie roles,” Neuhauser said.

CinemaCon will take place April 23 to 26 at Caesars Palace. Confab will feature product presentations and premiere screenings.

The trade org NATO represents more than 30,000 movie screens in all 50 states and additional theaters in 50 countries.

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The Dark Shadows Trailer with Alice Cooper Added

Check out another new trailer for The Dark Shadows which includes Alice Cooper in it:

Dark Shadows Trailer

Check out the trailer for Dark Shadows which premiered on Ellen Degeneres today:

Punk’d Season 9 Trailer

Chloe will be getting punk’d in this season of Punk’d. Checked out the trailer:

The show premieres March 29 on 10pm on MTV.

Photoshoot Update

I have added latest photoshoot of Chloe for Max Mara:


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Chloe Moretz Joins Beach Boy Biopic ‘The Drummer’

Chloe has been cast in The Drummer with Rupert Grint:

Chloë Grace Moretz and Rupert Grint have joined the all-star cast of The Drummer, the biopic of Beach Boys drummer Dennis Wilson from directing and writing duo Randall Miller and Jody Savin

Aaron Eckhart is portraying Wilson while Vera Farmiga is playing Fleetwood Mac member and Wilson’s lover Christine McVie in the project tackling the last six years of Wilson’s life (he died in 1983), when the singer-songwriter released his acclaimed solo album Pacific Ocean Blue.

Moretz will play Wilson’s daughter, Jennifer Wilson, who was there while the musician went through the darkest days of his life. Grint will portray Stan Shapiro, the wide-eyed William Morris mailroom intern who became a close friend and confidante to the man.

The film will begin shooting June 15 in locations in California and Savannah, Georgia.

Moretz last co-starred in Hugo. Grint is best known for playing Ron Weasley in the Harry Potter movies.

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Dark Shadows Official Site

Check out the official site for Dark Shadows. The trailer will be debuting tomorrow!

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