[SPOILERS for IT ahead.]

The writer tasked with adapting Stephen King’s IT has discussed how he handled (or, rather, changed) the most controversial scene in the book. After the Losers’ Club has seemingly beaten Pennywise underneath the town of Derry in King’s original story, they become lost in the endless sewer tunnels. As they all begin to panic about which direction to go in, the only female member of the group (Beverly) comes up with an idea. She has sex with each of the male Losers and soon afterwards, they discover their way out of the maze-like tunnels. It’s meant to show the group’s ...

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