Carrie chronicles a bully victim who has the power of telekinesis which gets stronger when she becomes angry. The original also stars, John Travolta in the early days. Both films are adaptations of a Stephen King novel so it will be exciting to see how the two of them film differ.
Moretz seems to be a natural choice for most people although do you think the role should have gone to another actress? At Amateur Reviews we are 100 percent behind her but as ever we'd love to hear you reaction to the casting so have your say!
Here's Chloe at the Metropolitan Opera Premiere earlier this week when the news broke.
And how will she compare to the already iconic character? Big shoes to fill, but Miss Moretz seems more than capable!