An extended official trailer has debuted for the doc Pennywise: The Story of IT. Originally broadcast as a mini-series shown over two-parts, produced for ABC back in 1990 and receiving around 30 million views in its initial debut, the movie has become a cult classic.
“I’m every nightmare you’ve ever had. I’m your worst dream come true. I’m everything you ever were afraid of.”
It’s been a while since we checked in on the new production of Stephen King’s IT. When last we wrote about it (Dec. 2014), there had been no casting announced, all we knew was Cary Fukunaga was at the helm, and following the first season of HBO’s True Detective, he was about the hottest name around. It was the announcement of Fukunaga as director that had people so excited for the project. In May of 2015 they cast Will Poulter to play the infamous clown, but just days later things started to unravel;
“I’m every nightmare you’ve ever had. I’m your worst dream come true. I’m everything you ever were afraid of.” Continue reading Pennywise the Dancing Clown: Nightmare Fuel for a Generation
I was about twelve years old when I first read It. As a kid I did not do well with scary stories (I had to be taken out of Men In Black twice in theatres before I could sit through the whole movie) so I’m not sure why I decided a story about a child-murdering space clown would be something I’d be into, but for whatever reason, my curiosity was piqued. In the subsequent decade or so, I’ve lined my bookshelves with a substantial portion of Stephen King’s prolific work, but none of his villains are as iconic or as memorable as Pennywise the Dancing Clown.