Hugo Weaving may have been in consideration for It's new Pennywise

When Cary Fukunaga was putting together his adaptation of Stephen King's IT , which was supposed to start filming in 2015, some of the actors he considered for the role of the evil clown Pennywise were of the age range you'd probably expect: 55-year-old Mark Rylance, 46-year-old Ben Mendelsohn. However, the actor who ended up being cast was somewhat shockingly young:...
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Those creepy clown sightings are NOT viral marketing for It, producers say

Andy Muschietti's remake of Stephen King's IT has just wrapped production, more or less concurrently with those creepy clown sightings that were going on in the Carolinas. And more sightings have been going on in Arkansas, Mississippi and Kentucky. Nice try guys, you can't viral market us this time! But wait... Word just came in from New Line spokesperson...
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Production has wrapped on Andy Muschietti's It adaptation

In a time when production schedules are often quite short, the amount of time MAMA director Andy Muschietti's adaptation of the classic Stephen King novel IT spent in production was relatively epic. There were 59 days of filming done in Toronto over the course of a schedule that lasted all summer. Filming has now officially wrapped, a fact which producer Barbara Muschietti took...
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Real Weird: Creepy clowns invade the Carolinas, Stephen King responds

There's something very strange going on in North and South Carolina, as numerous people have reported seeing creepy clowns - sometimes just eerily lurking around in the middle of the night, other times reaching a whole other level of scary and disturbing by trying to entice children into wooded areas with treats or money. It's easy to understand why the police in these towns are...
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DVD/Blu-ray Release Dates: SEPTEMBER & OCTOBER 2016

And just like that, summer's about done. Where in the name of Sam Raimi does the time go? Oh well, us horror hounds love the fall, so let's do a DVD/Blu-ray update for September and October! In September, we have box sets of both Tales from the Darkside and Friday the 13th: The Series , the Blu debut of THE CONJURING 2 and Criterion's remastered BLOOD SIMPLE ! Then comes...
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Tatum Lee to play a horrifying creation in the It remake

Although Pennywise the clown is its most popular form, evil takes on many different appearances in Stephen King's novel IT . It can search your mind for the things that frighten you the most, then shapeshift into those things to confront you with them. In the pages of the novel, It appers to characters in the form of Universal Monsters, a witch, Rodan, a wolf man inspired by I WAS...
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Set pics reveal the It remake's 29 Neibolt Street

The crumbling abandoned house that stands at 29 Neibolt Street in Derry, Maine is an important location in Stephen King's novel IT . At that house, the child heroes of the story encounter, on a few different occasions, various monstrous forms of the evil force terrorizing their town. MAMA director Andy Muschietti is currently in production on a two-part cinematic adaptation of...
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First look at Javier Botet's The Leper in Andy Muschietti's It

Andy Muschietti's new adaptation of Stephen King's  IT is currently filming in Canada, and though we've already received a glimpse of Bill Skarsgard's Pennywise , there's one performer who I'm even more excited to see on set. Javier Botet, who has cut a frightening figure in [REC] , THE CONJURING 2 , THE OTHER SIDE OF THE DOOR , and CRIMSON PEAK ,...
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New It image reveals Pennywise in full costume

Last month , Entertainment Weekly revealed the face of the evil clown Pennywise as he'll be seen in MAMA director Andy Muschietti's two-part adaptation of the Stephen King novel IT. Famously portrayed by Tim Curry in the 1990 mini-series adaptation of IT, the new iteration of the character is being played by Bill Skarsgard, who looks quite creepy in the clown makeup. Now...
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Familiar elements and missing children in It remake behind the scenes images

Twenty-six years after HALLOWEEN III: SEASON OF THE WITCH director Tommy Lee Wallace turned Stephen King's epic novel IT into a well-received mini-series, MAMA director Andy Muschietti is in production on the first installment of a new adaptation that turns the story into a two-part movie: part one centers on a group of children taking on the supernaturally evil clown...
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It remake producer Dan Lin compares the film to '80s classics

Filming is well underway on the first part of MAMA director Andy Muschietti's two-part adaptation of Stephen King's epic novel IT , which centered on  seven children known as The Losers Club who come face to face with life problems, bullies and a monster that takes the shape of a clown called Pennywise.  The first film will tell the story of the...
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Pennywise is back! Check out the It remake's sinister clown

Earlier this week , we got a look at the town of Derry in Andy Muschietti's remake of Stephen King's  IT , but something much more important has floated up from the sewers: Pennywise himself. The villainous clown that haunts the town, Pennywise was originally played by Tim Curry, but will be portrayed by Bill Skarsgard this time around. I was worried he might be...
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