The surprising mainstream success of the 2017 adaptation of Stephen King’s IT was so surprising to movie studio executives that the rights to any and every King property is being snatched up at near comic book movie licenses pace. Not only did we get a Pet Semetary remake rushed to screens, but Doctor Sleep, Firestarter, Salem’s Lot, and many many more iconic King tales are currently in development for the big screen.
With the success of the 2017 adaptation of IT, there was no secret that the second half of the book would be adapted and the trailer for dropped this morning to rabid anticipation of seeing the Loser’s Club face off again with Pennywise all grown up.
Twenty-seven years after the events of the summer of 1989, IT returns. The Losers’ Club fulfill their promises and return to Derry to put an end to the evil being once and for all. Unbeknownst to them, Pennywise has returned, stronger and crueler than ever.
IT Chapter Two is scheduled to be released on September 6, 2019 by Warner Bros Pictures and stars Bill Skarsgard, James McAvoy, Jessica Chastain, Bill Hader, Jack Dylan Grazer, Finn Wolfhard, Sophia Lillis, and is directed by Andy Muschietti.