American actress and model Chole Moretz to star in the new Carrie movie. She had begun her career in Days of Summer, Desperate Housewives and Dirty Sexy Money. She is set to be the lead character in this new remake.
The rising young actress has been offered the iconic role in a new version of Stephen King’s story of a bullied high schooler with telepathic powers.
“Never been so happy in my life!” she tweeted on Tuesday after news broke that she’d been tapped for the part played by Sissy Spacek in the original.
“Thank you [director] Kim Peirce and thank u MGM !”
Moretz is no stranger to horror, having starred in 2010′s vampire flick Let Me In.