Pennywise will return to Derry this summer, as IT: Chapter Two sets a potential filming start date. One of the biggest hits at the box office in 2017 was the feature film adaptation of Stephen King’s terrifying novel IT. While there are some that have fond memories of the made-for-TV IT miniseries adaptation starring Tim Curry, the source material had yet to be fully realized. Director Andrés Muschietti took command of the big screen attempt, and thanks to a wonderful blend of scares and humor brought to life by a great young cast, IT exceeded all expectations.
Even before IT hit theaters, Muscietti began teasing his vision for the potential sequel. Once the box office receipts started pouring in however, Warner Bros. and New Line wasted no time confirming IT: Chapter Two officially into development. With a release date set for 2019, it will be a quick turnaround for the next chapter in the Pennywise story.