The movie centers on a group of teens who live in a small town, familiar territory for King. In the new clip (see below), after a montage establishes the fact that sometimes evil lurks behind the Norman Rockwell facades of seemingly placid American towns, especially for kids growing up there. Cue a scene with four kids at the entrance to a giant sewer pipe.
Two are starting to wade through ankle-deep water, entering the sewer. Two hang back, worried about what’s in the “gray water” and their sense of dread. The whole sequence plays a little bit like an update of Stand By Me … at least until the part with the creepy clown.
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Andy Muschietti is the director of IT, which stars Bill Skarsgård, Jaeden Lieberher, Jeremy Ray Taylor, Sophia Lillis, Finn Wolfhard, Wyatt Oleff, Chosen Jacobs, Jack Dylan Grazer and Nicholas Hamilton.
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