The evil clown is expected back in theaters in less than two years. A IT sequel to horror blockbuster will hit theaters on Sept. 6, 2019, New Line and Warner Bros. announced on Monday. Stephen King’s 1986 novel emphasize on a group of friends in a fictional community that battles the small town’s evil as kids, and then again as adults. This blockbuster centers on the children, however, the upcoming film will follow them into adulthood.
IT sequel Earned
After the movie debut earlier this month, IT has broken numerous records, including becoming the top-grossing horror film of all time. The Exorcist (1973) made $233 million in North America and $441.3 million worldwide, while domestic waves to $917.5 million.
IT earned a surprisingly $123 million in its opening weekend, nearly doubling predictions of $65 million and $266.1 million domestically to date and $478.1 million globally.
One of the screenwriters on IT, Gary Dauberman has quietly closed a deal to pen the screenplay for the sequel. Whereas IT director Andy Muschietti is waiting in to return and producers Barbara Muschietti, Roy Lee, Dan Lin, Seth Grahame-Smith and David Katzenberg probably return as well.
Split King’s 1,000-plus page novel in half, splitting the story of the kids in the Losers Club from the parallel tale of their adult selves. Returning to the town of Derry to confront the shapeshifting evil presence they thought they defeated as children.
The first chapter took place thoroughly in 1988 and 1989. The second chapter will be set in the present day, by representing the Losers Club as grown-ups. Reunited by their blood-oath at the end to fight ‘Pennywise’ again if he resuscitates in 27 years.