Sony Pictures to Debut First Looks at EVIL DEAD and CARRIE at New York Comic-Con

     September 19, 2012

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With Evil Dead and Carrie, Sony Pictures has got some big horror remakes on deck for spring 2013, and attendees at this year’s New York Comic-Con are going to get the first look at both pictures.  On Saturday, October 13th, the Evil Dead panel will feature director Fede Alvarez, star Jane Levy (Suburagtory), and Ash himself, Bruce Campbell (who’s on board as a producer).  That panel will then be followed by Carrie, with director Kimberly Peirce and stars Chloe Grace Moretz and Julianne Moore in attendance.

Hit the jump for a synopsis of both panels.  Evil Dead opens April 12, 2013.  Carrie opens March 15, 2013.  New York Comic-Con runs from October 11 – 14th.

carrie-remake-julianne-mooreHere’s the synopsis for the Evil Dead panel:

In the much anticipated remake of the 1981 cult-hit horror film, five twenty-something friends become holed up in a remote cabin. When they discover a Book of the Dead, they unwittingly summon up long-dormant demons that possess each of those friends in succession until only one is left intact to fight for survival. Appearing in person: Producer (as well as the original Ash himself) Bruce Campbell, star Jane Levy (TV’s Suburgatory) and director Fede Alvarez.

Here’s the synopsis for the Carrie panel:

A reimagining of the classic Stephen King horror tale about Carrie White (Chloë Grace Moretz), a shy girl outcast by her peers and sheltered by her deeply religious mother (Julianne Moore), who unleashes telekinetic terror on her small town after being pushed too far at her senior prom. Based on the best-selling novel by Stephen King, Carrie is directed by Kimberly Peirce with a screenplay by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa. Appearing in person: Chloë Grace Moretz, Julianne Moore and director Kimberly Peirce. Please join all of us from Screen Gems to ask questions and see exclusive footage.

Here’s the full press release:

Culver City, CA (September 18, 2012) – Sony Pictures will debut exclusive first looks at the highly anticipated upcoming films Carrie and Evil Dead at New York Comic Con on Saturday, October 13th from the Javits Center.

The panel presentations for Carrie and Evil Dead will take place between 3:45pm-4:45pm on October 13th.  The Carrie panel will include the film’s stars, Chloë Grace Moretz and Julianne Moore, along with producer Kevin Misher and director Kimberly Peirce.  Evil Dead’s panel will include the film’s star, Jane Levy (“Suburgatory”), producer (and star of original) Bruce Campbell and director, Fede Alvarez.

Carrie is a reimagining of the classic horror tale about Carrie White (Chloë Grace Moretz), a shy girl outcast by her peers and sheltered by her deeply religious mother (Julianne Moore), who unleashes telekinetic terror on her small town after being pushed too far at her senior prom. Based on the best-selling novel by Stephen King and directed by Kimberly Peirce with a screenplay by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa.  The film will be released nationwide on March 15, 2013.

In the much anticipated remake of the 1981 cult-hit horror film, Evil Dead finds five twenty-something friends holed up in a remote cabin.  When they discover a Book of the Dead, they unwittingly summon up dormant demons living in the nearby woods, which possess the youngsters in succession until only one is left intact to fight for survival.  Directed by Fede Alvarez, with a screenplay by Alvarez & Rodo Sayagues Mendez, the film will be released nationwide on April 12, 2013.

New York Comic Con is taking place from October 11th-14th at the Javits Center (655 West 34th Street, New York).  More information can be found at: www.newyorkcomiccon.com

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