The source is unclear, although a user on reddit did share the below new behind-the-scenes shot of Bill Skarsgård as Pennywise in the modern take on Stephen King’s It. After seeing the trailer, it’s clear Pennywise is going to be batshit insane, sort of like a modern day Freddy Krueger. I really do hope, however, that we get to see Pennywise in some other forms.
The kids in peril, the Losers’ Club, include Jaeden Lieberher, Finn Wolfhard, Jack Dylan Grazer, Wyatt Oleff, Chosen Jacobs and Jeremy Ray Taylor.
Creature performer Javier Botet will play The Leper, and Nicholas Hamilton plays Henry Bowers. The cast also includes Owen Teague who plays Patrick Hocksetter, a bully who torment the Losers’ Club. Dan Lin, Roy Lee, Seth Grahame-Smith, David Katzenberg, and Barbara Muschietti produce.
A group of young kids face their biggest fears when they seek answers to the disappearance of children in their hometown of Derry, Maine. They square off against an evil clown named Pennywise, whose history of murder and violence dates back for centuries.
The film will be in theaters September 8, 2017.