News Director of ‘IT’ Andy Muschietti Talks to Mad Movies About R-Rating Published 2 years ago on July 15, 2017 By Nick Bond Share Tweet Here we are again with yet another update on Andy Muschietti’s upcoming IT adaptation via french magazine Mad Movies, who sat down with Muschietti and his sister, producer Barbara Muschietti, to discuss the films hard R-Rating. Mad love to Auguste Pagliaccio from FB group The Losers’ Club for translating the following interview. “This is an R-rated movie. I’m very happy about that because it allows us to go into very adult themes,” said Muschietti. “Each ‘loser’ knows a situation of despair, on top of the terror of It and the fear of heights. Beverly’s case is, of course, the worst because it’s about sexual abuse on a minor. But each kid is neglected one way or the other. Bill is like a ghost in his own home: Nobody sees him because his parents can’t get over Georgie’s death. Of course, Ben is bullied at school. We don’t know much about Richie’s personality because he’s the big mouth of the group. But we suppose he’s also neglected at home, and he’s the clown of the band because he needs attention. Long story short, there’s all sorts of difficult situations, and we had the chance to tell them in a movie that faces directly those conflicts. In particular, the families of the young actors were very open-minded, so we could tell them about subjects that are normally very touchy.” He continued, “From our very first discussion with the people from New Line, it was understood that the movie was gonna be rated R. Of course it was already crazy that they started a story revolving around the death of children. But if you aimed for a PG-13 movie, you had nothing at the end. So we were very lucky that the producers didn’t try to stop us. In fact, it’s more our own moral compass that sometimes showed us that some things led us in places where we didn’t want to go.” Producer of IT, Barbara Muschietti added, “To tell everything, you won’t find the scene where a kid has his back broken and is thrown in the toilets. We thought that the visual translation of that scene had something that was really too much. But for the rest, we removed nothing from our original vision, and we didn’t water down the violence of any event. We believe the fans will be thankful to us for keeping that aspect of the novel in the movie. Well, for now, none of the people who saw the screenings left the theater! I’ve got to say we escape a lot of objections thanks to the context of the story since it’s the kids’ fear that feed the monster.” Synopsis: “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.“ Jaeden Lieberher, Finn Wolfhard, Nicholas Hamilton, Jack Dylan Grazer, Wyatt Oleff, Chosen Jacobs, and Jeremy Ray Taylor are known as the modern Losers’ Club. Creature performer Javier Botet plays The Leper, and Owen Teague plays Patrick Hocksetter, a bully who torment the Losers’ Club. Bill Skarsgard portrays Pennywise. Andy Muschietti’s IT adaptation will terrify theaters on September 8, 2017. Related Topics: Up Next Keegan-Michael Key Says Shane Black’s ‘The Predator’ is Not a Sequel Don't Miss Arrow Video’s ‘The Thing’ 4K Blu-Ray Art and Bonus Features Revealed! Advertisement You may like Click to comment Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. 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