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Stephen King’s IT set to terrify new generation as first trailer appears

The upcoming new adaptation of Stephen King’s classic story IT, a story which for many will be associated with Tim Curry’s turn as Pennywise in the miniseries from 1990, has had a rather problematic history to date. Originally set to be directed by acclaimed Beasts of No Nation and True Detective director Cary Fukunaga, with a script by Fukunaga and Chase Palmer, Fukunaga walked away due to what is generally referred to as ‘creative differences’.

After getting a new director, Andrés Muschietti, and a new script from Gary Dauberman (with Fukunaga and Palmer getting a credit) the first trailer for the new film, which is set to be split into two parts, is here and introduces a new generation to The Losers Club and the horror lurking in the heart of Derry, Maine.

Whether this new take on Stephen King’s classic story will be a generic horror film in 2 parts or something which hopefully has more depth remains to be seen.

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Andy Haigh
Andy Haigh
Andy Haigh started writing to counteract the brain atrophying effects of Retail Hell, now it's an addiction. Andy is an unrepentant sequential art absorbist and comics are one of his passions. Other interests include Film, Music, Science Fiction and Horror novels and quality TV like Game of Thrones. He can talk about these at great length if only someone would listen. He lives a somewhat hermit like life in The Shire, spends too much time on social media and is still waiting to go on an adventure.

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