“Your scientists were so preoccupied with whether or not they could, they didn’t stop to think if they should.” – Dr. Ian Malcolm, Jurassic Park
But seriously, though… who the hell comes up with these things? YouTuber But Without decided that the recent trailer for Stephen King’s It was missing something a little… furry. Hence, they created a new version of the record-breaking trailer that replaced Pennywise the Dancing Clown with… Mike Myers’ The Cat in the Hat? What fresh hell have they wrought upon us innocents!
But in all seriousness, it’s pretty damn entertaining; and I’m sure it will help allay the fears of those with coulrophobia. Then again, it might just make it all the worse.
Jaeden Lieberher, Finn Wolfhard, Nicholas Hamilton, Jack Dylan Grazer, Wyatt Oleff, Chosen Jacobs, Jeremy Ray Taylor, and Sophia Lillis star with Bill Skarsgard, who portrays Pennywise. In addition, creature performer Javier Botet has signed on as The Leper, and Owen Teague plays Patrick Hocksetter, part of a group of bullies who torment The Losers’ Club.
It hits theaters on September 8th.
The behind-the-scenes creative team includes director of photography Chung-Hoon Chung (Me and Earl and the Dying Girl), production designer Claude Paré (Rise of the Planet of the Apes), editor Jason Ballantine (The Great Gatsby), and costume designer Janie Bryant (“Mad Men”).
When children begin to disappear in the town of Derry, Maine, a group of young kids are faced with their biggest fears when they square off against an evil clown named Pennywise, whose history of murder and violence dates back for centuries.