First Image Of Bill Skarsgard As Pennywise Revealed!
The first image of Bill Skarsgard portraying Pennywise from the upcoming Stephen King remake, It. Also included in the official image release were some quotes from Skarsgard about portraying the iconic horror character.
“It’s such an extreme character. Inhumane. It’s beyond even a sociopath, because he’s not even human. He’s not even a clown. I’m playing just one of the beings It creates. It truly enjoys the shape of the clown Pennywise, and enjoys the game and the hunt. What’s funny to this evil entity might not be funny to everyone else. But he thinks it’s funny.
The film set to be released on September 8, 2017 is a remake of the original based on the Stephen King novel. The original was a two-part mini series that aired November 18 and November 20, 1990 on ABC. The original cast featured Dennis Christopher, Annette O’Toole, John Ritter, Harry Anderson, Richard Thomas, Tim Reid, Richard Masur, Michael Cole, and Tim Curry as Pennywise.
The current remake features actors Bill Skarsgard (Hemlock Grove), Javier Botet (The Revenant, The Conjuring 2), Owen Teague (Bloodline).