Stephen King's "It" being remade and brought to the big screen

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  1. chico cummings

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    Stephen King's "It" rises again as movie (Reuters)


    Source: Reuters Thu Mar 12, 2009, 10:49 pm EDT

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    • LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Warner Bros . is bringing Stephen King's landmark horror novel "It" to the big screen.

    Screenwriter Dave Kajganich will adapt the story, which follows a group of kids called the Losers Club. They encounter a creature called It, which preys on children and whose favorite form is that of a sadistic clown called Pennywise. When the creature resurfaces, the kids are called upon to regroup, this time as adults, even though they have no memory of the first battle.

    The novel is set in 1958 and 1985, but the feature version will be set in the present day.

    "It" was the best-selling book of 1986 and in 1990 was turned into an ABC miniseries that starred John Ritter , Harry Anderson , Tim Reid, Annette O'Toole and Richard Thomas . Tim Curry played Pennywise.

    The screen rights have bounced around since then.

    Kajganich has made a name for himself with his dark materials, writing "The Invasion" for Warners and snagging gigs such as the " Pet Semetary " remake. He recently was hired to write New Line's " Escape From New York " remake.

    (Editing by Sheri Linden at Reuters)


    Mannnn, Pennywise use to scare the crap outta me when I was little! I remember my momma had the book too. Hope they do it better this time..
     
  2. erickm713

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    I had nightmares about that #@+*@$* clown for years and now a remake?!????.....here comes the memories [​IMG]
     
  3. nawth21

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    His novels do not translate well into film. His short stories do, word to the green mile and shawshank redemption. I loved this movie as a kid, and the book is100x better.
     
  4. Retroballer

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    if done right, this could be real creepy [​IMG]
     
  5. starbury03

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    Just read this. SO STOAKED!

    I can't wait [​IMG]
     
  6. solewoman

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    word. [​IMG]
     
  7. 18key

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    This will be horrible. [​IMG]
     
  8. sneakerph33n

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    I'm all for it...but jeez the sheer amount of things being "re-imagined" is absurd.
     
  9. shabooyah1124

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    This movie changed my view on Bozo after I watched it. Good Lord it terrified me.
     
  10. coolnificent

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  11. keithahundred

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    Damn dudes were just mentioning this in my thread
     
  12. horchata kid

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    I always thought the original was in the movies, turns out it was a mini-series...did not know that.
     
  13. wallyhopp

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    the miniseries scared me as a kid. what was wrong with that? a remake why?
     
  14. roll 22

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    Where does King come up with his ideas for his books? He's got to be doing drugs!
     
  15. j0rdan23dunker

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    i will boycott this film. only because i hate clowns.
     
  16. chico dusty

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    Pennywise [​IMG]
     
  17. jae718

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    oh god this movie scared the crap outta me as a kid
    i still dont like clowns but ill go see this
     
  18. arrjae

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    wow
    never read his books....
    but everyone says theyre nuts!
     
  19. b smooth 202

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    With the success of Joker maybe this will be a lot more hardcore.
     
  20. urn0tlike

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    I hope they do this right. The pennywise from the mini series was scray as hell.
     
  21. kookcle

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    Hollywood is really running out of original ideas[​IMG]
     
  22. highrep87

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    i cant wait... the main reason im scared of clowns
     
  23. jaypesoz

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    This is one movie that never scared me. Now Killer Clowns From Outer Space.....scared the !++! out of me
     
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  25. million dollar stacks

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    lets see.