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 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.