Stephen King’s IT is Kinda Terrifying When the Clown is Ronald McDonald


This Friday will see the release of IT, the long-awaited adaptation of Stephen King’s chilling novel. However, if you need something to tide you over until the first showings begin, then we may very well have something for you below. It’s a different taste of the film, if you will.

Below is RackaRacka’s take on the first IT trailer, only here they have swapped out Pennywise for McDonald’s signature mascot, Ronald McDonald. The end result is rather humorous and it is undoubtedly incredibly well done. So if you want some Dollar Menu laughs mixed in with your horror this Labor Day, enjoy the video below!

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Stephen King’s IT has been rated R for “violence/horror, bloody images, and for language.” Huzzah!

Jaeden Lieberher, Finn Wolfhard, Nicholas Hamilton, Jack Dylan Grazer, Wyatt Oleff, Chosen Jacobs, Jeremy Ray Taylor, and Sophia Lillis star with Bill Skarsgard, who portrays Pennywise. In addition, creature performer Javier Botet has signed on as The Leper, and Owen Teague plays Patrick Hocksetter, part of a group of bullies who torment The Losers’ Club.

Andrés Muschietti directs. The behind-the-scenes creative team includes director of photography Chung-Hoon Chung (Me and Earl and the Dying Girl), production designer Claude Paré (Rise of the Planet of the Apes), editor Jason Ballantine (The Great Gatsby), and costume designer Janie Bryant (“Mad Men”).

When children begin to disappear in the town of Derry, Maine, a group of young kids are faced with their biggest fears when they square off against an evil clown named Pennywise, whose history of murder and violence dates back for centuries.



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