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7 Eye-Popping ‘Carrie’ Facts as Classic Horror Film Turns 40 (Photos)

30 October 2016 3:22 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Brian De Palma’s iconic horror film “Carrie” turns 40 this week. The film marked Sissy Spacek’s breakout role as she played a social outcast whose telekinetic  powers wreak blood-curdling havoc on her high school prom. TheWrap has teamed up with IMDb to share some of the most eye-popping facts about the movie. Director Brian De Palma and George Lucas were casting the same type of actors for their respective projects — so they combined efforts. Essentially, everyone who read lines for “Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope” also read for “Carrie.” De Palma remembered that Amy Irving — eventually »

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