On November 3, 1976 Brian De Palma’s classic Stephen King adaptation was released to theaters and, next month, the Carrie 40th anniversary is getting celebrated in style in Downtown Los Angeles. Scream Factory is teaming with non-profit cancer support center weSPARK and the Theatre at The Ace Hotel for a special Carrie cast and crew reunion and screening of the brand-new restoration of the film, paired with a 1970s prom-themed party. The Carrie 40th anniversary prom will be held Friday, October 14th.
The Carrie 40th anniversary reunion is set to include stars Piper Laurie (The Hustler), Nancy Allen (Dressed to Kill, Robocop), William Katt (The Greatest American Hero), P.J. Soles (Halloween), editor Paul Hirsch (Star Wars: Episode IV) and Casting Director Harriett B. Helberg (The Jazz Singer). The cast will participate in a live Q&A moderated by Bryan Fuller.
In an effort to raise critical funds for weSPARK Cancer Support Center in which Carrie’s Nancy Allen is Executive Director, the event will see the Ace Theater transformed with prom-themed decor, during which attendees are encouraged to dress in their best 1970s formal attire or favorite character from the film for an opportunity to pose for a photo in a special photo booth and win Best Dressed Carrie 40th Anniversary character Costume contest.
“I want a recount! I can’t believe ‘Carrie’ is celebrating its 40th Anniversary!” says Allen. “This movie changed my career much like weSPARK has changed my life, and to bring these two worlds together for good, only adds to the specialness of this celebration.”
Tickets to the screening and Q&A will start at $25, with higher ticket tiers to include Scream Factory’s brand new two-disc Carrie (Collector’s Edition) Blu-ray release (with nearly 3 hours of bonus material), a specially commissioned original poster from a local artist, access to a private VIP pre-reception, and opportunities for photos with cast and crew.
Ticket Tiers are as follows:
$25 – General Admission including Prom-Themed After Party
$75 – Preferred Seating + Exclusive Carrie Poster + New Scream Factory Blu Ray + Photo Op including Prom Themed After-Party (Limited availability)
$125 –VIP seating + Exclusive Carrie Poster & Blu-ray + Photo Op with cast/crew including After-Party + Private Pre-Party (Limited availability)
Order tickets HERE.