The first trailer for the September release of the Stephen King classic, IT has been released by Warner Bros.
New Line Cinemaâ€™s horror thriller â€œIT,â€ directed by AndrÃ©s Muschietti (â€œMamaâ€), is based on the hugely popular Stephen King novel of the same name, which has been terrifying readers for decades.
When children begin to disappear in the town of Derry, Maine, a group of young kids are faced with their biggest fears when they square off against an evil clown named Pennywise, whose history of murder and violence dates back for centuries.
â€œITâ€ stars Bill SkarsgÃ¥rd (â€œAllegiant,â€ TVâ€™s â€œHemlock Groveâ€) as the storyâ€™s central villain, Pennywise. An ensemble of young actors also star in the film, including Jaeden Lieberher (â€œMidnight Specialâ€), Jeremy Ray Taylor (â€œAlvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chipâ€), Sophia Lillis (â€œ37â€), Finn Wolfhard (TVâ€™s â€œStranger Thingsâ€), Wyatt Oleff (â€œGuardians of the Galaxyâ€), Chosen Jacobs (upcoming â€œCops and Robbersâ€), Jack Dylan Grazer (â€œTales of Halloweenâ€) and Nicholas Hamilton (â€œCaptain Fantasticâ€).
Muschietti is directing â€œITâ€ from a screenplay adapted by Chase Palmer & Cary Fukunaga and Gary Dauberman. Dan Lin, Roy Lee, Seth Grahame-Smith, David Katzenberg and Barbara Muschietti are producing, with Marty P. Ewing, Doug Davison and Jon Silk serving as executive producers.
The behind-the-scenes creative team includes director of photography Chung-Hoon Chung (â€œMe and Earl and the Dying Girlâ€), production designer Claude ParÃ© (â€œRise of the Planet of the Apesâ€), editor Jason Ballantine (â€œThe Great Gatsbyâ€), and costume designer Janie Bryant (TVâ€™s â€œMad Menâ€).
A presentation of New Line Cinema, â€œITâ€ will be released September 8, 2017.