IT Original Script Ideas

The IT movie doesn’t pull any punches, realizing Stephen King’s chilling book with R-rated fervor. But had it used one of the earlier scripts, it could have been so much scarier – and batsh*t insane.

In real life, IT doesn’t come round every 27 years. Warner Bros. have been trying to make a feature film since 2009, and in 2012 nabbed Cary Fukunaga (best known for helming every episode of True Detective Season 1) to direct. He worked on the film for the better part of four years, seeing it very close to production. His version, which would have had Will Poulter as Pennywise, was eventually scrapped when Fukunaga stepped away from the project, ...

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