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Bill Skarsgard Reveals Disturbing Scene Cut From It

Bill Skarsgard admitted a ''disturbing'' origin story to Pennywise was cut from 'IT'.The 27-year-old actor stars as the terrifying, child murdering clown in Andres Muschietti's reimagining of Stephen King's 1986 horror novel but Skarsgard revealed...

Bill SkarsgäRd Reveals "Really Disturbing" Scene Was Cut From 'It'

It's fair to say that the recent adaptation of critically-acclaimed Stephen King novel 'IT' has become a major success in the box office. Taking in over $371 million in worldwide takings in just its second...

Stephen King Terrified By It

'It' author Stephen King was terrified by the changes made to the latest adaptation of his classic novel.The iconic horror writer didn't have huge involvement in the writing of the big screen take on his...

Tom Taylor Auditioned For The Dark Tower 8 Times

Tom Taylor auditioned eight times for 'The Dark Tower'.The 16-year-old actor - best known for playing Tom Foster in the his BBC TV series 'Doctor Foster' - landed a role opposite Idris Elba and Matthew...

Andres Muschietti Wants Jessica Chastain To Star In It Sequel

Andres Muschietti wants Jessica Chastain to play an older Beverly in the 'IT' sequel.The 44-year-old filmmaker helmed the new adaptation of Stephen King's 1986 novel and Muschietti - who worked with Chastain in 'Mama' -...

Bill Skarsgard's Portrayal Of Pennywise Is 'Brave'

'It' director Andy Muschietti says Bill Skarsgard's portrayal of Pennywise is ''brave''.The Argentine filmmaker directed Bill on the set of the new horror movie, in which he plays Pennywise the Dancing Clown, and Andy has...

Clowns Are Losing Work Because Of Stephen King's 'It'

The re-boot adaptation of Stephen King's 'It' might be one of the most hugely anticipated movies of the year, but not everyone is happy about it. In particular, genuine clowns are worried that it's affecting...

Dwayne Johnson Says It Is Brilliantly Scary

Dwayne Johnson has praised the new 'IT' film as ''brilliantly scary''.The 45-year-old Hollywood action man has seen Andres Muschietti's re-imagining of Stephen King's chilling 1986 novel and he felt compelled to log on to his...

Stephen King Personally Approved 'It' Movie Plot Changes

Bringing in some brilliant early reviews, it looks like 'IT' is going to be one of the best-received Stephen King adaptations of all-time, and certainly of the past few years. After the horror that 'The...

Gary Dauberman Was Scared Of Stephen King's Response To It Remake

Gary Dauberman didn't think Stephen King would like his version the thriller 'IT'.The screenwriter took over writing the script for the movie adaptation of King's 1986 novel after original writer Cary Fukunaga's departed the film...

Andres Muschietti Blown Away By Bill Skarsgard In It Reboot

Andres Muschietti was blown away by Bill Skarsgard's portrayal of Pennywise in the 'IT' remake.The 44-year-old filmmaker has helmed the new adaptation of Stephen King's 1986 horror novel about a child-killing monster - who was...

'It' Director Gives Details On Planned Sequel

Scaring readers for decades now, Stephen King's critically-acclaimed horror novel 'IT' has come to life in a number of different ways, and will this week be released as a major motion picture in movie theatres...

It's Always Pennywise Fans For Tim Curry

Tim Curry still gets recognised as evil clown Pennywise in the TV adaptation of 'IT'.The 71-year-old actor starred as the child-killing monster in the 1990 TV mini-series version of Stephen King's 1986 horror novel and...

Stephen King Amazed By It Reboot

Stephen King wasn't prepared for how good the 'IT' reboot is.The 69-year-old author wrote the chilling novel about a child killer on the loose in an American town - which was turned into a 1990...

Will Poulter 'Emotionally Attached' To It Remake

Will Poulter was ''emotionally attached'' to the 'IT' remake before Cary Fukunaga's departure.The 24-year-old actor was in the frame to play the evil, child murdering clown Pennywise in the remake of Stephen King's horror novel,...

Stephen King's It Director Not A Fan Of Original Tim Curry Show

'IT' director Andres Muschietti is not a fan of the original adaptation of Stephen King's novel.The filmmaker is at the helm of the second screen version of King's chilling novel about a child killer on...

Idris Elba Explains The Lure Of The Dark Tower

The film has been in the works for more than a decade, and its path to the cinema has been rocky. The first hurdle came with the casting of Idris Elba in the lead role,...

Stephen King Won't Write 'Castle Rock' Hulu Series

When a surprise trailer dropped earlier this year, teasing the existence of a new television series called 'Castle Rock' which would be based on some of the workings of Stephen King, fans of the writer...

It Could Have Been Tilda Swinton For Pennywise

Tilda Swinton was wanted to play Pennywise the Clown in the 'IT' remake.The 56-year-old actress is said to have been wanted for the re-imagining of the hit Stephen King novel by producer Barbara Muschietti and...

It Described As 'One Of The Five Scariest Movies Ever Made'

Andres Muschietti's re-imagining of 'IT' has been described as ''one of the five scariest movies ever made''.The new big screen version of Stephen King's chilling novel about a child killer on the loose in an...

Tom Savini Praises Late Horror Legend And Friend George A. Romero

Tom Savini has paid tribute to his friend George A. Romero following the news of his death, describing the filmmaker as a ''light that has gone out and can't be replaced''.The 70-year-old special effects expert...

Idris Elba Admits To A 'Clash Of Conscience' Over Gunslinger Role

Idris Elba suffered a ''clash of conscience'' about playing a gunslinger in 'The Dark Tower'.The London-born actor has admitted to having had second thoughts about accepting the role of Roland Deschain in the Western movie,...

It Remake Is Given An R-rating

The reboot of Stephen King's 'IT' has been given an R-rating.The remake of the 1990 cult-classic starring Tim Curry is being helmed by 'Mama' director Andres Muschietti and Collider reports that the Motion Picture Association...

Idris Elba And Tom Taylor Make Quite The Team In 'The Dark Tower' Trailer

The full trailer for Stephen King's 'The Dark Tower' has finally been unveiled, seeing Idris Elba, Matthew McConaughey and Tom Taylor in the lead roles. It's a dark blend of fantasy, sci-fi and traditional western,...

'The Mist' Series Trailer Follows Life Outside The Grocery Store

Our first look at the forthcoming series adaptation of Stephen King's popular novella 'The Mist' has finally arrived in the form of a gripping trailer for Spike TV. The 10 episode first season is set...

Will 'The Dark Tower' And 'It' Match Up To The Stephen King Movie Classics?

With the release of 'The Dark Tower' imminent, as well as the new trailer for the 'It' reboot making the rounds, it seems that Stephen King is back in fashion. His novels and short stories...

Stephen King Sued Over The Dark Tower Character

The writer has been hit with legal action amid claims his protagonist, Roland Deschain, bears striking similarities to The Rook's Restin Dane, a gun-slinging scientific industrialist who travels through time, just like Deschain....

The Trailer For Stephen King's 'It' Is As Terrifying As It Is Exciting!

Stephen King's critically-acclaimed horror novel 'IT' has been terrifying readers for decades now, and despite once getting a small screen live adaptation in 1990, which starred Tim Curry as the creepy clown Pennywise, this year's...

James Franco Narrating Stephen King Novel The Dead Zone

The audio edition of the book will be released in April (17). "I've been a fan of Stephen King's work for a while now," Franco says. "He's one of the most...

What To Expect From Stephen King's 'The Dark Tower' [Pictures]

The forthcoming adaptation of Stephen King's 'The Dark Tower' series is coming this summer starring Matthew McConaughey and Idris Elba, but it's not your regular kind of adaptation. The movie will act as something of...

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