Chloë Grace Moretz may be a bit young still, but she’s well on her way towards becoming one of the 21st Century’s best loved Scream Queens. The actress has already appeared in: The Amityville Horror (2005), Wicked Little Things (2006), Let Me In (2010), Texas Killing Fields (2011), Carrie (2013), and The 5th Wave (2016). Next up on her docket is Luca Guadagnino’s upcoming re-envisioning of horror master Dario Argento’s 1977 classic Suspiria.
The 19-year-old will lead the film’s cast, which also includes Tilda Swinton, Mia Goth, and Dakota Johnson. Production on the film begins this October in Italy and Hungary.
Suspiria follows a young dancer who travels to an elite ballet academy in Germany, only to discover the school houses sinister secrets and frequently plays host to a series of grisly murders.
In the original Suspiria: Suzy (Jessica Harper) travels to Germany to attend ballet school. When she arrives, late on a stormy night, no one lets her in, and she sees Pat (Eva Axén), another student, fleeing from the school. When Pat reaches her apartment, she is murdered. The next day, Suzy is admitted to her new school, but has a difficult time settling in. She hears noises, and often feels ill. As more people die, Suzy uncovers the terrifying secret history of the place.