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Let Me In – New photo of Chloe Moretz and Kodi Smit-Mcphee

Posted by LiveFor on May 9, 2010

Here is a new image from the Let the Right One In remake by Matt Reeves (Cloverfield). It shows Chloe Moretz (Kick-Ass) and Kodi Smit-McPhee (The Road). It actually doesn’t look too bad.

The LA Times had the pic and an interview with Reeves.

A respectful devotee of both the original novel by John Ajvide Lindqvist as well as the first film, Reeves understands the concerns of those with strong feelings for the original. He had his own reservations about the remake and corresponded with Lindqvist, who also wrote the script for “Let The Right One In,” before taking on the project.

“I think because of ‘Cloverfield,’ people have an assumption, which is, ‘Oh, crazy handicam, he’s going to jazz it up,’ “
Reeves said. “And I think that’s probably what a lot of people were afraid of when they thought of the most cynical version. And that’s the last thing we tried to do. We tried to create the approaching, foreboding dread of movies like ‘The Shining,’ where you feel like something wicked is unraveling and it’s not going to end well. That’s what I responded to about the original, the juxtaposition of those tones, this very disturbing story but at the center of it there are these very tender emotions. That’s a very unusual mix, and that’s what drew me in and dug into me.”

4 Responses to “Let Me In – New photo of Chloe Moretz and Kodi Smit-Mcphee”

  1. That McPhee kid is a shithead. He kept crying and literally soiling his pants during the rushes for ROMULUS. What a doitbag.

    • liveforfilms said

      Tell me more on that and Romulus itself

      • Romulus was filmed in the goldfields of Victoria; a southern state of Australia. The premiere was hosted at the lovely Theatre Royal in Castlemaine; notably a town with an epic ensemble of goldrush stone architecture. Eric Bana proved a coup for the casting, Kodi was jettisoned into stardom.

      • liveforfilms said

        “Jettisoned into stardom.” I like that phrase

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