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Stephen King talks about the success of ‘IT’ in New Featurettes

Stephen King’s IT
– Stephen King talks about the success of ‘IT’

“It’s almost as though Stand By Me was a trial run for IT…”


Featurette: IT Legacy

Featurette: Facing Evil


New Line Cinema¹s horror thriller ³IT,² directed by Andrés Muschietti (³Mama²), is based on the hugely popular Stephen King novel of the same name, which has been terrifying readers for decades.

When children begin to disappear in the town of Derry, Maine, a group of young kids are faced with their biggest fears when they square off against an evil clown named Pennywise, whose history of murder and violence dates back for centuries.

³IT² stars Bill Skarsgård (³Allegiant,² TV¹s ³Hemlock Grove²) as the story¹s central villain, Pennywise. An ensemble of young actors also star in the film, including Jaeden Lieberher (³Midnight Special²), Jeremy Ray Taylor (³Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip²), Sophia Lillis (³37²), Finn Wolfhard (TV¹s ³Stranger Things²), Wyatt Oleff (³Guardians of the Galaxy²), Chosen Jacobs (upcoming ³Cops and Robbers²), Jack Dylan Grazer (³Tales of Halloween²) and Nicholas Hamilton (³Captain Fantastic²).

Muschietti directed ³IT² from a screenplay by Chase Palmer & Cary Fukunaga and Gary Dauberman, based on the novel by King. Roy Lee, Dan Lin, Seth Grahame-Smith, David Katzenberg and Barbara Muschietti are the producers, with Richard Brener, Dave Neustadter, Walter Hamada, Marty P. Ewing, Doug Davison and Jon Silk serving as executive producers.

The behind-the-scenes creative team included director of photography Chung-Hoon Chung (³Me and Earl and the Dying Girl²), production designer Claude Paré (³Rise of the Planet of the Apes²), editor Jason Ballantine (³The Great Gatsby²), and costume designer Janie Bryant (TV¹s ³Mad Men²). The music was composed by Benjamin Wallfisch.

New Line Cinema presents a Vertigo Entertainment/Lin Pictures/Katzsmith Production, ³IT.² Slated for release on September 8, 2017, the film will be distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Entertainment Company.

Stephen King’s It Pennywise Clown Pop! Vinyl Figure #472:
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