Moretz, who will soon become infamous for portraying a butchering,
cussin’ preteen vigilante in Kick-Ass, seems to be the latest in a round
of incredibly well-spoken child stars. She talked a bit about the
inevitable controversies making the film with Movieline and the
discussion eventually swung around to her starring role in the upcoming Let The Right One In remake,
Let Me In.
told them she had never seen the original film before auditioning for
the role, and has only seen snippets of it because she wants to do her
own thing with it. What she says is comforting, showing that she at
least understands what made the character so unique.
The character of
Abby…I mean, usually a lot of movies glamorize being a
vampire. It’s pretty, it’s cool, you look awesome!
The way we did it was that it’s not cool to be a vampire.
It’s a burden that she has to carry with her, not this fun,
cool, interesting thing. It’s scary, deep, and dark, this
devil inside of her. The vampire is different than Abby. It’s
like her alternate personality, and when it takes her over, she has no
I’m still very curious what they’re
going to do with the character, and if there might be any reveals during
the film. As you know, playing Oskar to her Eli is Kodi Smit-McPhee,
better known as the kid from The Road, so they definitely went with some
strong young actors here.
More on this still-distressing remake
as we hear it…