(PCM) News broke earlier this week that the role of Pennywise has been cast. The iconic killer clown from the town of Derry will go to Bill Skarsgård ( Hemlock Grove). For the past few months there was talk that Kirk Acevedo ( Band of Brother’s) would play the role, but it seems that is all in the past now.
The adaption of the Stephen King novel has been plagued with pre productions problems in the past, but it seems things are finally coming together. Other announced cast are as follows: Jaeden Lieberher, Finn Wolfhard, Jack Dylan Grazer, Wyatt Oleff,, Chosen Jacobs, and Jeremy Ray Taylor.
The story will follow a group of friends nicknaming themselves the Loser’s Club. The friends must come together and battle the evil clown that dwells in the sewers in the haunted town of Derry. The movie will be broken into two parts and is scheduled to hit theaters on September 8th, 2017. The movie will be directed by Andy Muschietti.