How does one go about vanquishing evil not once, but twice? That's the terrifying dilemma facing the older Losers Club members in IT CHAPTER TWO, the mammoth conclusion to the two-part Stephen King adaptation.
Embracing the scope and deranged themes of the novel's second half, director Andy Muschietti ramps up the terror as evil Pennywise (Bill Skarsgard) embraces his vengeful side. The demonic clown has resurfaced in Derry, Maine 27 years after his initial defeat at the hands of the Losers, and this time he's really determined to make them pay with even more monstrous manifestations than before.
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This is a far more expansive chapter than the first instalment, alluding to Pennywise's origins while interweaving past and present to build a sympathetic portrayal of guilt and trauma. At 165 minutes in length, the film's ambition is clear, and the cast now includes established A-listers James McAvoy, Jessica Chastain and Bill Hader.
Watch the following behind the scenes featurette, and discover how one of the most gripping horror sagas of recent years is poised to come to its end.
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