By Adam B. Vary
Updated October 15, 2012 at 12:00 PM EDT

The new teaser trailer for the 2013 remake of Carriewhich debuted last weekend at New York Comic-Con — does a solid job of paying homage to Brian De Palma’s 1976 classic adaptation of Stephen King’s best selling novel, while also establishing its own identity. It’s basically a single shot, tracking over a small town and the fiery devastation caused by social outcast Carrie White (Chloë Grace Moretz). What’s most intriguing is the chorus of narrators sharing their impressions of the girl, all of which seem to be in reaction to the fateful night Carrie destroyed her high school prom (and her high school, and her town), indicating a less straightforward narrative structure than in De Palma’s film.

Check it out below:

Carrie arrives in theaters March 15, 2013.

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