Chloe Grace Moretz 'Intimidated' to Take on Stephen King's 'Carrie'

Actress stayed in character on set to play telekinetic teen.
4:48 | 10/18/13

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He's only quintessential teenaged revenge fantasy. -- it re booted horror as a genre when it splashed across the screen back in 1976. It wasn't just a box office smash in garnered an Oscar nomination for a 26 year old Sissy Spacek. And for a young novelist named Stephen King. Splashy first foray into -- Over the years there have been a few remakes a little -- sequel and even at one point a Broadway musical. About this young teenager with -- -- -- -- powers. Parts of which can be found on YouTube. And now Hollywood is taking another stab at this poor classic and trying on the pink prom dress in the bucket of pig's blood. Fan -- favorite Chloe grace -- Best known for her -- performances. Were you intimidated by Sissy Spacek and trying to take on this iconic role for me I was intimidated on taking -- -- novel. That's what scared me is trying to take something that was one of -- most iconic pieces of work that he's. -- written. And try and green life even happily as that is as the words -- -- And what about the idea that statistics -- -- nominated for an Academy Award for her performance -- with that scary. And then if that plane -- that same time as an actor -- to go. Can't think that because of I think and that -- gonna kill me and never going to be able to achieve what I want to achieve average. -- her director Kim pierce comes with lots of indie cred. Despite a few modern flourishes like bullying with cell phone cameras as a weapon. Pierce wanted to make a movie truer to the original book against. Close in the Stephen King version I think because I was so much in love with -- as a main character. I wanted to put the audience inside her shoes and is very much how the novel -- told my thoughts on this case. Kerry is bullied for being different look just like Hilary Swank Oscar winning role in Pierce's best known film boys don't crime. At the what I saw in branding Tina is very similar to -- I saw on -- White. These were amazing characters that we could fall deeply in love -- who Wear misfits or who were outcasts. But basically wanted to get love and acceptance -- we all do -- To eat and there's somebody out there who wants to take -- away from and when that person takes it away. I think we feel indignant because I think we want to see that person get revenge in -- and that revenge is sweet. One of the people she exacts revenge upon her abusive mother played by Julianne Moore. -- -- Playing all this dark stuff does it turned. Up. Darkness do you have nightmares -- I never nightmares but you know -- -- playing game. Tell me was the first movie every day in which -- one China and you know trying to really. Green and -- and -- because. She has the -- -- can't just cut me like you know he Hollinger around. Just a victim of -- she's a victim of parental abuse yet. -- -- This girl is abused by a too much -- Her mother never wants her to -- and mother wants to know wherever she ends her mother makes -- Wear clothes that only her mother many weeks. Despite all the latest movie special effects. The new -- according to -- is less concerned about supernatural powers than it is about human nature. I think he really is the emotional aspect of it is really what you read with -- includes novel. You see that in our movie you see the effects of the mother daughter relationship more than just the teenagers. She's still a teenager but -- is no stranger to disturbing and ultra -- films. She was only twelve when she starred in the twenty -- cult hit kick -- -- Series and meaning. And just like her past films she is still technically too young to watch her own movies. You're still sixteen. And you're not even old enough to go see the -- I can see it. Are you gonna try to -- -- -- theater somewhere and -- and show my -- by -- taking. You couldn't legally or Nightline I'm juju Chang in New York.

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