Hailee Steinfeld Stars "Carrie Pilby"

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Hailee Steinfeld Stars "Carrie Pilby"

Hailee Steinfeld is set to star in "Carrie Pilby," the Susan Johnson-directed indie film adaptation of the coming-of-age novel by Caren Lissner. Suzanne Farwell will produce and shooting aims to begin in May.

Kara Holden and Dean Craig adapted the script which centers on a 19-year-old genius who has just graduated from Harvard and has no idea how to fit in or socialize in life outside college.

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Taylor Lautner, Judy Greer To Play "Boogie Nights"

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"Twilight" hunk Taylor Lautner and "Archer" scene stealer Judy Greer are set to play the roles of porn stars Dirk Diggler and Amber Waves in Jason Reitman's live script reading of Paul Thomas Anderson's "Boogie Nights" at Film Independent at LACMA this Thursday night.

Jesse Eisenberg and Olivia Wilde previously read the roles during Reitman's live reading of the script at the Toronto International Film Festival. Mark Wahlberg and Greer's "Carrie" co-star Julianne Moore played the role ...


Chloe Moretz Joins Sacha Gervasi's "November Criminals"

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Chloe Moretz Joins Sacha Gervasi's "November Criminals"

Chloe Moretz ("Carrie," "Kick Ass") has agreed to star in Sacha Gervasi's "November Criminals" for Indian Paintbrush.

Based on Sam Munson's 2011 novel, the Washington D.C.-set story follows a rebellious teenager who finds himself leading his own investigation into the murder of a classmate.

Moretz would play the female lead of Phoebe, while the male lead is currently being cast. Steven Knight (“Eastern Promises”) initially adapted the script which Gervasi has since ...


Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa To Pen Marisha Pessl's "Night Film"

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"Carrie" remake scribe Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa has been hired to pen the adaptation of Marisha Pessl' noir novel "Night Film" for Chernin Entertainment.

Rupert Wyatt is helming the film about a journalist investigating the suspected suicide of a young beauty. She soon discovers she is the daughter of a reclusive horror film helmer, and someone is seeking revenge. 

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Remake of "Carrie" Will Be R-Rated

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Remake of "Carrie" Will Be R-Rated

So much for those worried about it being watered down.

Kimberly Peirce's new adaptation of Stephen King's "Carrie" has scored an R rating from the MPAA.

The rating is for 'bloody violence, disturbing images, language and some sexual content' and was confirmed in a new TV spot for the film.

This stands in contrast to concerns raised in news reports during production suggesting the film's producers were aiming for a PG-13.

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