While The Shape of Water and Get Out are turning out to be the top horror flicks of 2017 in terms of awards and nominations, Andy Muschietti’s IT was the biggest financial hit, recently passing $700M worldwide. Even though IT tapped into something powerful enough to draw mainstream audiences to an R rated horror movie, it’s got a few issues.
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From the difficulty of marketing a movie called IT to decisions on what aspects of the novel by Stephen King were essential components, the folks at Screen Rant reimaged what the first pitch meeting must have been like. It’s a hoot and a half! Give it a spin and let us know what you think in the Comments section!
After that, peep the trailer and synopsis for IT, now on Blu-ray/DVD and Digital HD.
Official Synopsis: How did they plan the 2017 remake of Stephen King’s IT? Step inside the pitch meeting that started it all!
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Official Synopsis: Seven young outcasts in Derry, Maine, are about to face their worst nightmare — an ancient, shape-shifting evil that emerges from the sewer every 27 years to prey on the town’s children. Banding together over the course of one horrifying summer, the friends must overcome their own personal fears to battle the murderous, bloodthirsty clown known as Pennywise.
IT stars Bill Skarsgård, Jaeden Lieberher, Jeremy Ray Taylor, Sophia Lillis, Finn Wolfhard (Stranger Things), Wyatt Oleff, Jack Dylan Grazer, and Nicholas Hamilton.