It

It
  • 2017
  • US
  • 2h 15min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Andrés Muschietti
  • Cast: Jaeden Lieberher, Bill Skarsgård, Jeremy Ray Taylor, Sophia Lillis, Finn Wolfhard, Wyatt Oleff, Chosen Jacobs, Jack Dylan Grazer
  • UK release: 8 September 2017

A group of kids discovers that their town is haunted by an evil shape-shifting clown (Skarsgård). Well-crafted and properly creepy, with a sinister turn from Skarsgård as the dribbling Pennywise and Lillis superb as the gang’s only female member, it lays down solid groundwork for the planned second instalment.

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Bill Skarsgard reveals disturbing scene cut from IT

18 Sep 2017

Film gossip

Bill Skarsgard admitted a "disturbing" origin story to Pennywise was cut from 'IT'. The 27-year-old actor stars as the terrifying, child murdering clown in Andres Muschietti's reimagining of Stephen King's 1986 horror novel but Skarsgard revealed a…

Andres Muschietti wants Jessica Chastain to star in IT sequel

12 Sep 2017

Film gossip

Andres Muschietti wants Jessica Chastain to play an older Beverly in the 'IT' sequel. The 44-year-old filmmaker helmed the new adaptation of Stephen King's 1986 novel and Muschietti - who worked with Chastain in 'Mama' - wants to see her in the next…

Bill Skarsgard's portrayal of Pennywise is 'brave'

12 Sep 2017

Film gossip

'It' director Andy Muschietti says Bill Skarsgard's portrayal of Pennywise is "brave". The Argentine filmmaker directed Bill on the set of the new horror movie, in which he plays Pennywise the Dancing Clown, and Andy has claimed the actor's…

Bill Skarsgard reveals IT caused him 'nightmares for weeks'

8 Sep 2017

Film gossip

Bill Skarsgard had nightmares for "weeks" after he finished filming 'IT'. The 27-year-old actor stars as the iconic horror villain Pennywise the Dancing Clown in the new Andres Muschietti-directed movie, and he's revealed the film continued to haunt…

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The scares come thick and fast in this fresh take on Stephen King's It that transposes the action from the 1950s to the late 1980s; though the jumps are well-crafted and visually creepy, their frequency strips away some of the suspense. Director Andy…

Andres Muschietti blown away by Bill Skarsgard in IT reboot

5 Sep 2017

Film gossip

Andres Muschietti was blown away by Bill Skarsgard's portrayal of Pennywise in the 'IT' remake. The 44-year-old filmmaker has helmed the new adaptation of Stephen King's 1986 horror novel about a child-killing monster - who was originally portrayed…

Gary Dauberman was scared of Stephen King's response to IT remake

5 Sep 2017

Film gossip

Gary Dauberman didn't think Stephen King would like his version the thriller 'IT'. The screenwriter took over writing the script for the movie adaptation of King's 1986 novel after original writer Cary Fukunaga's departed the film but he admitted he…

Stephen King amazed by IT reboot

1 Sep 2017

Film gossip

Stephen King wasn't prepared for how good the 'IT' reboot is. The 69-year-old author wrote the chilling novel about a child killer on the loose in an American town - which was turned into a 1990 TV mini-series starring Tim Curry as terrifying clown…

Will Poulter 'emotionally attached' to IT remake

21 Aug 2017

Film gossip

Will Poulter was "emotionally attached" to the 'IT' remake before Cary Fukunaga's departure. The 24-year-old actor was in the frame to play the evil, child murdering clown Pennywise in the remake of Stephen King's horror novel, but he jumped ship…

Stephen King's IT director not a fan of original Tim Curry show

17 Aug 2017

Film gossip

'IT' director Andres Muschietti is not a fan of the original adaptation of Stephen King's novel. The filmmaker is at the helm of the second screen version of King's chilling novel about a child killer on the loose in an American town, and he's…

IT could have been Tilda Swinton for Pennywise

1 Aug 2017

Film gossip

Tilda Swinton was wanted to play Pennywise the Clown in the 'IT' remake. The 56-year-old actress is said to have been wanted for the re-imagining of the hit Stephen King novel by producer Barbara Muschietti and her husband Andres, however, due to…

IT described as 'one of the five scariest movies ever made'

24 Jul 2017

Film gossip

Andres Muschietti's re-imagining of 'IT' has been described as "one of the five scariest movies ever made". The new big screen version of Stephen King's chilling novel about a child killer on the loose in an American town - which was turned into a…

Andres Muschietti confirms prep date for IT sequel

20 Jul 2017

Film gossip

Andres Muschietti hopes preparation the second 'IT' movie will start next March. The remake of the 1990 cult-classic starring Tim Curry is being helmed by the 'Mama' director and unlike the original movie, which followed the characters as both…

IT remake is given an R-rating

26 Jun 2017

Film gossip

The reboot of Stephen King's 'IT' has been given an R-rating. The remake of the 1990 cult-classic starring Tim Curry is being helmed by 'Mama' director Andres Muschietti and Collider reports that the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) has…

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