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Joe Hill Says New ‘IT’ Adaptation is One of the Scariest Films Ever Made



Joe Hill Says New 'IT' Adaptation is One of the Scariest Films Ever Made

Stephen King’s son, author Joe Hill (Locke & Key) took part in a Q&A session, stating that he watched an advanced screening for Andres Muschietti’s upcoming IT adaptation, which he claims is one of the scariest films EVER made!

There’s no denying that the footage of Bill Skarsgard as Pennywise in the new IT trailer is effectively terrifying.

Andres’ adaptation of IT is one of the 5 scariest films ever made,” Hill confidently stated. “It’s tremendously humane. You love the characters in it. But it is just relentlessly terrifying.

Hill continued, “Only Jaws, The Exorcist, John Carpenter’s The Thing and Let the Right One In are scarier. It’s that good. It’s that brilliant.

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 stars as Pennywise, the scary sewer-dwelling monster who shows himself as a clown.

Andy Muschietti’s IT adaptation will terrify theaters on September 8, 2017.

You can watch the Joe Hill Q&A segment below.

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