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When it was first announced that a new feature film adaptation of Carrie was in the works, most assumed that Screen Gems would bring in someone versed in the horror genre to direct.  It came as a pleasant surprise, however, when Boys Don’t Cry and Stop-Loss helmer Kimberly Peirce signed on to take the helm this new version.  Peirce has proven incredibly adept at telling stories about outsiders or people that don’t quite fit in, making her a swell choice to bring the story of the titular bullied teenager to life.  Moreover, it’s refreshing to see a female-led story actually being told by a female filmmaker. While visiting the Toronto set of Carrie late last summer with a handful of other journalists, Peirce graciously sat down with us for a lengthy chat about her take on Carrie.  She talked about her initial hesitation about the prospect of a Carrie remake, »

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