Julianne Moore is going to play the mother of Carrie in the upcoming remake of the 1976 horror flick.
Bloody Disgusting reports that Moore is looking at the role of the insane mother played originally by Piper Laurie. Kimberly Peirce will be directing the remake of the Stephen King novel adaptation that is set to have Chloe Moretz in the leading role. Writer Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa will be penning the screenplay which is said to be a more faithful adaption of the book.
The original starred Sissy Spacek in the lead role, she was joined by John Travolta, and Amy Irving along with Laurie. The story tells the tale of a “hyperkinetic teenager who is pushed too far at the prom and wreaks havoc on her fellow high school students.”
Columbia Pictures is in the final talks with the actress to play the difficult role of the abusive and crazy Margaret White who pushed Carrie further and ultimately played a large part in what happens at the end of the movie.
Carrie is set to come to theaters on March 13th, 2013.