Back in 2012 a remake/re-adaptation of Stephen King's It was on the table with Cary Fukunaga attached to direct. Fukunaga has since gone on to impress with HBO's "True Detective," for which he directed every Season 1 episode. Is a date with Pennywise still in the filmmaker's future?
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Let's face it; trying to cram all of the horrors of Stephen King's It into one film is a herculean task that was kind of doomed from the get-go. So much would be lost. Thankfully cooler heads have prevailed over at Warner Bros. Read on for details.
I often try hard to not be another cynical voice on the Internet, but it's news like this that finds me shaking my head in disbelief. Anyone who's read Stephen King's IT knows that it can't possibly work as a single feature-length film, right? We also know that it isn't stopping Warner Bros. from trying. And while the project is still in development, read on for what screenwriter Dave Kajganich had to say about it.
Heard from Dave Kajganich, the writer of the upcoming theatrical remake of Stephen King's IT, recently, and he was kind enough to give us an update on how this massive story is being streamlined into one film.
Warner Bros. isn't clowning around on the remake front as it is sending everyone's favorite clown Pennywise back into the spotlight for a theatrical redux of Stephen King's novel IT to be produced by Lin Pictures and Vertigo Entertainment.
Reviewed by Uncle Creepy Starring (It) Roddy McDowall, Jill Haworth, Paul Maxwell, Aubrey Richards; (The Shuttered Room) Gig Young, Carol Lynley, Oliver Reed, Flora Robson Directed by (It 1966) Herbert J. Leder; (The Shuttered Room 1967) David Greene