Kimberly Peirce Talks Telling a Mother/Daughter Story, Modernizing an Iconic Property, the Level of Violence and Sex, Bullying, and More on the Set of CARRIE

When it was first announced that a new feature film adaptation of Carrie was in the works, most assumed that Screen Gems would bring in someone versed in the horror genre to direct. It came as a pleasant surprise, however, when Boys Don’t Cry and Stop-Loss helmer Kimberly Peirce signed on to take the helm this new version. Peirce has proven incredibly adept at telling stories about outsiders or people that don’t quite fit in, making her a swell choice to bring the story of the titular bullied teenager to life. Moreover, it’s refreshing to see a female-led story actually being told by a female filmmaker. READ MORE...

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