Kimberly Peirce's Remake of Carrie Struggled With Vagina-Phobic Execs Who Couldn't Say "Vagina"

When Boys Don’t Cry director Kimberly Peirce remade Carrie in 2013, everyone dismissed her version of the film as an unnecessary do-over. But Peirce had some ideas for how to make her version stand apart—including an awesomely weird ending, which freaked out studio executives who couldn’t even say the word “vagina.” »9/11/15 2:58pm9/11/15 2:58pm


She's Covered in Blood and Shit Is on Fire: The Carrie Trailer Is Here

The film won't hit theaters until March of 2013, but the trailer for the remake of Carrie — based on the 1974 novel by Stephen King — has arrived. Like the 1976 film directed by Brian De Palma, this new version — starring Chloë Grace Moretz — features Carrie covered in blood. But that's all we get to see, for now.… »10/16/12 3:40pm10/16/12 3:40pm

"I wish that the numbers were higher for women directors.

"I wish that the numbers were higher for women directors. I think that women have found that they are getting the farthest in creating their personal visions when they are writing their own material. I co-wrote this film on spec. I interviewed soldiers and put together the material and images cut to rock music. When I… »7/08/08 10:45am7/08/08 10:45am