Seven young outcasts in Derry, Maine, are about to face their worst nightmare — an ancient, shape-shifting evil that emerges from the sewer every 27 years to prey on the town’s children. Banding together over the course of one horrifying summer, the friends must overcome their own personal fears to battle the murderous, bloodthirsty clown known as Pennywise.
Release date: September 8, 2017 (USA)
Director: Andrés Muschietti
Budget: 35 million USD
Producers: Seth Grahame-Smith, Barbara Muschietti, Dan Lin, Roy Lee, David Katzenberg
Screenplay: Cary Fukunaga, Chase Palmer, Gary Dauberman
Critic reviews
Focusing entirely on the childhood-set portions of King’s book, it’s a collection of alternately terrifying, hallucinatory, and ludicrous nightmare imagery. Full review
Andrew Barker
Variety
More successful as a coming-of-age movie than a horror, It still ranks among the better Stephen King adaptations — no small praise indeed. Full review

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