After an unprecedented viral response to its creepy first trailer, the New Line horror film It continues to build out-sized tracking numbers that have some whispering the film could exceed a $70 million and even hit $80 million when it opens September 8. The film is directed by Andres (Andy) Muschietti, with his partner and sister Barbara producing alongside Roy Lee, Dan Lin, Seth Grahame-Smith and David Katzenberg. This is only the pair’s second Hollywood feature after their $15 million debut ghost story Mama grossed $145 million worldwide after exec producer Guillermo del Toro saw the concept in a short scene filmed by the duo and encouraged them to turn it into a feature. An adaptation of the 1986 Stephen King bestseller about a clown that terrorizes and kills children in the town of Derry for short bursts and returns every 27 years, It was previously turned into a miniseries best remembered for Tim Curry’s creepy murderous leering circus clown. Those big red shoes have been capably filled by Bill Skarsgard, and the film’s heart, the bond between seven pre-teenagers known as The Losers (Jaeden Lieberher, Finn Wolfhard, Sophia Lillis, Jack Dylan Grazer, Wyatt Oleff, Jeremy Ray Taylor and Chosen… Read full this story
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