It's been a busy year for the young actress with her starring roles in "Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising", "The Fifth Wave", and the back-to-back filming for "Brain on Fire" and "November Criminals"Adding on to her busy slate is her rumored involvement in the upcoming remake of "The Little Mermaid".

Despite the anticipation from fans, Moretz made a dramatic announcement last week at the 42nd Deauville American Film Festival. 

"So I pulled the plug on all my [future] movies because I want to reassess who I am and find myself within my roles again," she told The Hollywood Reporter

Moretz believes that along the way she's lost focus on her true passion for acting, and she suggests that a much-deserved hiatus will direct her attention toward more personal projects. With more than fifty-seven acting credits listed on IMDB, it's hard not to agree with the nineteen-year old's decision to put acting on hold.

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But for how long? 

"It's not particularly time off."

After she had made headlines about her decision to cancel all of her upcoming film projects, the actress decided to clarify her position as to why she's become "more picky" for her future roles. 

"It's not particularly time off," she told E! News. "I'm just becoming more picky and particular about what roles I'm choosing. I think it's my time, right now in my life, to figure out who I am and what I am and what I want and what this industry means." 

It's a mature career move on her part to have the insight to reevaluate the kind of roles that best match her creative endeavors.

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According to her interview with THR, Moretz will be using her time off to focus on producing two upcoming shows for television. So it's uncertain exactly how long fans will have to wait to see the star return to the big screen.

Although "Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising" enjoyed a healthy box office run, the same couldn't be said for her YA novel adaptation The Fifth Wave. Thankfully, we still have two more films to be released later this year where we'll see Moretz return to more indie fare with "Brain on Fire" and "November Criminals."

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