Clayton Hammond (Dennis Quaid) attends a public reading of his new book, The Words. Clayton begins reading from his book which focuses on a fictional character named Rory Jansen (Bradley Cooper), an aspiring writer who lives in New York City with his girlfriend, Dora (Zoe Saldana).
A reimagining of the classic horror tale about Carrie White (Chloë Grace Moretz), a shy girl outcast by her peers and sheltered by deeply religious mother (Julianne Moore), who unleases telekinetic terror on her small town after being pushed too far at her senior prom.
12 Years a Slave is based on the 1853 autobiography of Solomon Northup, a free black man who was kidnapped in Washington, D.C., after being lured from Saratoga Springs, New York, in 1841 and sold into slavery. He worked on plantations in the state of Louisiana for 12 years before his release.