“IT” remake stars Bill Skarsgård (“Allegiant,” TV’s “Hemlock Grove”) as the story’s villain, Pennywise. An ensemble of seven young actors also star in the film, including Jaeden Lieberher (“Midnight Special”), Jeremy Ray Taylor (“Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip”), Sophia Lillis (“37”), Finn Wolfhard (TV’s “Stranger Things”), Wyatt Oleff (“Guardians of the Galaxy”), Chosen Jacobs (upcoming “Cops and Robbers”), Jack Dylan Grazer (“Tales of Halloween”) and Nicholas Hamilton (“Captain Fantastic”).
About the director: Andres Muschietti directed “IT” from a screenplay by Chase Palmer & Cary Fukunaga and Gary Dauberman, based on the novel by Stephen King. Roy Lee, Dan Lin, Seth Grahame-Smith, David Katzenberg and Barbara Muschietti are the producers, with Richard Brener, Dave Neustadter, Walter Hamada, Marty P. Ewing, Doug Davison and Jon Silk serving as executive producers.
Release Date: September 8, 2017
The original 3 hour miniseries aired Nov. 18-20, 1990 on ABC. (spoiler alert) It’s rumored that the remake will also be a two-part series, the first film to revolve around seven children characters. The second film will tell the story of the same children as adults in present day.
Budget: 50 million (rumored) shot on location in Port Hope, Oshawa, Ontario, and Riverdale, Toronto.
Note: The original 1990 miniseries budget was 12 million, shot over 3 months in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
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