‘Carrie’ Remake Moves Forward at MGM

The studio hires Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa to write this remake of the 1976 horror classic, which will reportedly stick closer to Stephen King's novel.
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‘Carrie’ Remake Moves Forward at MGM

Carrie remake moving forward at MGM Playwright/screenwriter Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa has been hired to write a remake of the 1976 horror classic Carrie for MGM. The writer was recently brought on to re-work the Broadway superhero musical, Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark.

It is said that Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa will stick much closer to Stephen King's novel than the original movie did. Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa has worked with Stephen King in the past, penning a graphic novel based on Stephen King's book The Stand.

Oddly enough, Carrie wasn't one of the projects listed when MGM announced a slew of remake projects, which include RoboCop, Poltergeist, Mr. Mom, and others.

The original Carrie starred Sissy Spacek as the title character, an ostracized young girl who uses her special gifts to get even with her tormentors.

No production schedule was released for the Carrie remake.

Carrie was released November 3rd, 1976.

Sources:Deadline
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  • instead8909 • 4 years ago

    Here's the funny thing: my sister dated a Stephen King long ago.

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    • tronticon • 4 years ago

      @instead8909 whew, IT scared me also! Do you want to see them float? Noooooooo!!!

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      • jakn • 4 years ago

        @kguy I am!

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        • jakn • 4 years ago

          WTF!!!!! I just posted a review of this movie!

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          • Salem6777 • 4 years ago

            oh WTF!?

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            • instead8909 • 4 years ago

              Thanks @jimthar I had forgotten about. It's the one I'm talking about.

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              • jimthar • 4 years ago

                @Mutant are you talking about 'cycle of the werewolf'? if you are then yes, it was made into a movie called SILVER BULLET back in the 80's and starred corey haim. i dont know if thats the werewolf thing you're talking about.

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                • instead8909 • 4 years ago

                  There is only one Stephen King film that scared the day lights out of me, IT...And that's being remade as well. I just wish someone would focus on his newer books.

                  Did anyone make that Werewolf graphic novel of his into a film? Because that's something I would love to watch.

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                  • tronticon • 4 years ago

                    Dont know about this.. but they are gonna have a hard time re-casting the mother (Piper Laurie) .. I think she scared me the most in the movie!!!

                    I smelled the whiskey on his breath.. and I like it... I liked it!!! lol

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                    • instead8909 • 4 years ago

                      All hell no, certain films need to be remade but Carrie isn't one of them.

                      I maybe a camera man for a small production company but this takes the cake. Yes you read right I film plays and weddings at the moment, I would love to film a horror or Adventure film.

                      I remember that someone had done a reboot in the last few years, so this isn't new.

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                      • bud2fresh • 4 years ago

                        Figures .....like we are all sitting around saying ,man i sure wish they would re-make carrie because that would be the greatest thing ever..........stupid S.O.B. !

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                        • steph-x • 4 years ago

                          Its been years since i seen a really good scary movie, one thats got me hiding behind the sofa lol, Guess i'll be waiting a long time since they're remaking this guff lol x

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                          • jimthar • 4 years ago

                            no wonder MGM went bankrupt. they cant come up with an original idea to save their ass. the only thing they have going for them is bond, and they dont own that. so sad. i remember when this company used to release good movies. and ORIGINAL movies at that.

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                            • brian • 4 years ago

                              Crapper.

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                              • nitti21 • 4 years ago

                                F*ck Carrie, why don't they make Cell.

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                                • nautical05 • 4 years ago

                                  Arent there a bumcho remakes of this already.

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                                  • account-closed • 4 years ago

                                    @kguy Yep, you're right. The Horror Genre is dead. They don't make them like they use too. F'n Sad.

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                                    • mixlexic • 4 years ago

                                      Yawn

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                                      • mka47 • 4 years ago

                                        oh god please don't come to hollywood chasing the dream and clog our freeways

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                                        • kguy • 4 years ago

                                          @bawnian-dexeus Yes, thank you. YOU HERE THAT HOLLYWOOD??!! WE'RE COMING!!!

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