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Director Kimberly Peirce on resurrecting the classic horror film 'Carrie'

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Poster for the remake of "Carrie." Sony Pictures

She's baaaaack! On Friday the newest remake of the classic horror film, "Carrie," comes out in theaters.

Originally a book by Stephen King, "Carrie" tells the story of a painfully shy girl with telekinetic powers and her overbearing, religious mother. Julianne Moore plays the mom in the latest version and Chloe Grace Moretz takes on the title role.

Carrie - Official Trailer

This reboot of "Carrie" was directed by Kimberly Peirce, who also directed the 1999 hit "Boys Don't Cry." Peirce joins Take Two to talk about "Carrie" and how she studied the original source material very carefully.

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