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Old May 20 2011, 07:55 PM   #16
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Old May 20 2011, 08:30 PM   #17
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I say this over and over and over and over but enough with the crappy remakes. They never do well. What made them favorites originally can't be recaptured--the writers, the actors, the specific point in time they came out. They never live up to the original and are always(BSG excepted) inferior--Karate Kid, Charlies Angels, Bionic Woman, Lone Ranger, Three Stooges, Flintstones, V, Nightmare on Elm Street, Halloween, 90210, Melrose Place, Knight Rider, A-Team, Hawaii 5-0, Lethal Weapon, Munsters, Friday the 13th, The Rockford Files, Dallas and the list goes on and on.

Here's an idea come up with a new idea that fans will be nostalgic over in 2 decades the way these shows/films have been rather than ruining a show by resurrecting it. They seem to think that by using a show fans enjoyed once upon a time that it will somehow cover up the crappy writing--newsflash crappy writing is still crappy writing. And I hate the way they try to give them the shallow sensibilities of our contemporary pop culture. The 70s, 80s and 90s had a certain pizzazz to them that is noticeably lacking in the 00s--everything is fast, flashy, artifical with a heavy emphasis on reaching out to the dumb girl generation who loves My Super Sweet 16, Lindsey Lohan and Facebook.

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Old May 20 2011, 09:04 PM   #18
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Sissy Spacek should play the mother.
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If it's gotta be made, I could see that... And having Ms. Fanning as the lead might not be a bad idea...
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Old May 20 2011, 09:05 PM   #19
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IThey never live up to the original and are always(BSG excepted) inferior
Congratulations, you've managed to destroy your own argument.
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Old May 20 2011, 09:17 PM   #20
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A REMAKE?!? LET THE PICKETING BEGIN!!!
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Old May 20 2011, 11:29 PM   #21
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In other news: Seth MacFarlane is remaking The Exorcist.
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Old May 21 2011, 05:50 AM   #22
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The original Carrie had the better actors. The remake was far more faithful to the book (with the exception of the ending) but the actors weren't as outstanding as with the first one.

Wish they could have had the first actors in the second story.

As for another remake? WHY?
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Old May 21 2011, 05:06 PM   #23
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LOL!!

Spacek isnt creepy looking IMO. Ginger girls just have a certain look about them (light eyelashes and eyebrows tends to give them a "blank" look), but it did add to the character so kudos for casting her in the first place.

As for Spacek playing the mother...only if she could pull it off. Her presence doesn't say "psycho" to me but I haven't seen her act in eons so who knows.
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Old May 25 2011, 04:48 AM   #24
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Lindsay Lohan and Megan Fox Battle for the "Carrie" Role

Stay tuned for a fight between bad girl Lindsay Lohan and sexy Megan Fox for the role of "Carrie" in the MGM and Screen Gems remake of the 1976 classic film by Stephen King. Will there really be much of a fight for Fox? After all, Lohan has burned a lot of personal and Hollywood bridges as she boozed and thieved her way into everyone's televisions.

Megan Fox and Lindsay Lohan starred together in "Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen." At the time, Lohan's acting skills rivaled her co-star Fox. However, time has passed and people have grown weary of hearing about the drama queen's personal battles.

Megan Fox, however, is hot, and she has not annoyed anyone. As a matter of fact, the "Transformers" actress has been eye candy to many a man. The role of "Carrie" is important to Fox, being she is desperately trying to distance herself from the "Transformers" persona.

If "Carrie" turns out to be a big hit, than Hollywood would see that Megan Fox is a versatile actress. After all, this film was a huge success back in '76. If MGM and Screen Gems follow the film true to form, then it should give the film a much-needed facelift. However, if they decide to deviate much from the original "Carrie," the film could flop.

Fox is bound and determined to get the role of "Carrie." And she told her agent to make the role happen for her. However if she does have a "plan b" if the role is given to the Lohan. She will leave Hollywood for a role in a Broadway musical. She would be sorely missed.
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Old May 25 2011, 04:50 AM   #25
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Didn't Megan Fox already do something like this? Well not exactly, but Jennifer's Body had supernatural elements in a high school with a school dance at the end.
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Old May 25 2011, 04:57 AM   #26
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Lindsay Lohan and Megan Fox Battle for the "Carrie" Role

Stay tuned for a fight between bad girl Lindsay Lohan and sexy Megan Fox for the role of "Carrie" in the MGM and Screen Gems remake of the 1976 classic film by Stephen King.
Please no.
I agree. I hope studios are smart enough to stick with legitimate actors and not media trash.
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Old May 25 2011, 05:28 AM   #27
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Didn't Megan Fox already do something like this? Well not exactly, but Jennifer's Body had supernatural elements in a high school with a school dance at the end.
Yeah, the movies were pretty much the same. That movie flopped really badly. Makes me wonder why anyone would want her for this.
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Old March 28 2012, 01:52 AM   #28
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Chloe Moretz picked for 'Carrie' remake

Los Angeles (CNN) -- "Kick-Ass" actress Chloe Moretz has been chosen for the title role in a movie remake of Stephen King's "Carrie," a horror story about a teenaged girl whose telekinetic powers turn a high school prom into an inferno.

The original 1976 movie, directed by Brian DePalma, launched John Travolta's film career and earned Oscar nominations for Sissy Spacek and Piper Laurie.

Moretz, 15, tweeted about it Tuesday: "Never been so happy in my life! Thank you Kim Pierce and thank u MGM for the chance of a lifetime i will never forget!"
http://www.cnn.com/2012/03/27/showbi...ake/index.html

I like Moretz as an actress and think she is adorable, but isn't she WAY too pretty to play Carrie? At least they picked someone that's the right age for the part instead of a 26 year old actress like in the original.

Since Moretz is doing this thing, I might actually see it now.
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Old March 28 2012, 04:57 AM   #29
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Would this be a bad time to tell you about Carrie, the Musical?
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carrie_%28musical%29
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Old March 28 2012, 09:40 PM   #30
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chloe moretz will be playing carrie and kimberly pierce will direct. so It may be next year till we see it.
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