Saturday, 18 November, 2017

New Line's Plans For Stephen King's IT Sequel Moves Forward

Bill Skarsgard as Pennywise in the horror thriller New Line's Plans For Stephen King's IT Sequel Moves Forward
Lamar Ellis | 10 September, 2017, 10:09

The movie revolves around a scary-looking clown named Pennywise (played by Bill Skarsgard) who terrorises children in the town of Derry, Maine. Lieberher was exceptional in this year's little seen The Book of Henry and is flawless again as the single-minded and very determined Ben.

Pennywise, Bill Skarsgard did a great job in the movie. The story doesn't switch from the 1960's to 1990 with repeated flashbacks.

The bunch of kids goes against the demon to fight their fears.

While it's great for the scare factor, it's not so great for clowns.

A spokesman for the Kent Fire Service, which put the video together, said: "We're always trying to find new ways to reach different audiences to encourage them to think about safety particularly in the home".

Stephen King has managed to become one of the most pervasive authors in modern American culture. And they soon connect the dots and realize that Pennywise is the one taking the children.

Expect to see A LOT more of this franchise in the coming years.

. If you know any middle-schoolers, especially middle school boys, you'll recognize the characters in "It", and you'll love them. Thankfully, with advancements in CGI and an R-rating, Skarsgard is given a few more tools to play with.

It is a genuinely disturbing character and the equal of Tim Curry's earlier incarnation. And that's not to take away from Skarsgard's incredible performance. Of course I kept getting reminded of it, CONSTANTLY. It's the same character, same insane, but with an updated/ sadistic twist too it. Andy Muschietti was the director.

Mercifully, It bucks this trend, easily becoming one of the best horror movies in recent times. The sequence at the abandoned house, the slide show scene in the garage, and the final showdown with Pennywise is right out of a middle school kid's nightmares and some of the best constructed horror sequences in years.

Meeting Pennywise in a field isn't our ideal of a good time. But, for the most part, this is horror at its finest by being unnerving, heartfelt and occasionally amusing. The horror sequences are so well constructed and paced. Though there are a few solid jump scares, and a few particularly very bad images that may end up lingering in the memory, most of the scares onscreen are straight out of childhood. Despite this, the movie's fear factor never gets old as no two scares are alike.

We are locked and loaded and ready to jump in the minute they say 'go.' The script is not done, but the script is being worked on. Although experts originally projecting $50M, and then $60M, the Stephen King adaptation is set to rake in $103M over three days - three times its budget. He added that he's hoping to make It 2 with a higher budget.

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