Stephen King fans are anxiously awaiting the remake of "IT" part 1. The terrifying new film is scheduled for release in theaters on September 8, 2017.

Bill Skarsgard has been cast as the new Pennywise the Clown and promises to be 100 times more terrifying than the original.

New Pennywise the Clown will cause nightmares!

The "IT"Part 1 movie will be based on the point of view of the kids pegged as "The Loser's Club." with Part 2 released at a later date to be determined based on the point of view of the group as adults several years later.

Film director Andres Muschietti spoke out with EW during a recent interview sharing details of "IT". "IT truly enjoys the shape of Pennywise the Clown 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 will start the story at the beginning in the town of Derry where local children are mysteriously disappearing with only torn mutilated body parts left behind.

In an area of town known to locals as "The Barrens," a group of seven kids are brought together by a common bond, they have all had horrific encounters with an evil clown by the name of Pennywise played by Bill Skarsgard.

Skarsgard is the second actor to portray the character of Pennywise.

Modernization of King classic leaves fans anxious for debut.

In the original1990TV adaptation of Stephen King's 1986 novel Pennywise was played by Tim Curry, whoalso did a terrifying portrayal of the monster for that time era in film.

However, with today's technology and the modernization of the past film it is sure to scare the hell out of even the bravest modern day horror film lovers.

The new "IT" films are also being considered for a series and a possible film sequel at a later time.

At this time in Stephen King's long and successful career as a horror writer fifty of King's books have been made into Movies and TV shows.

The film ball began rolling for King with "Carrie." "Carrie" which turns forty soon was the first King novel to be brought to life by Brian DePalma, while the latest "Cell" followed ten years after publication.

More than 50 King books made into movies and TV shows.

There is still quite a wait before King fans can head to the theater to see "IT," but you can bet that fans old and new will be flocking to theaters come next September in search of the scare of their lives.

If you love horror and have never read a King novel then it is highly suggested you do. There are more than enough to choose from with most eager and ready to devour their way through every King novel ever written after reading their first.

Take a look at the original "IT" trailer from 1990.

The list to choose from is long, but be forewarned there are a couple of things you need to know about Stephen King novels, first they are addictive, be prepared to spend many, many hours captivated by the stories and characters being brought to life on the pages.

Secondly, these are the tales that real nightmares are made of, and some are very long, but all are well worth the journey. Enjoy!

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