Before the popular two-part horror film franchise became “Brick”, a 1990s mini-series featured Tim Curry as a baby-eating clown, scaring the badges out of a generation of Pennywise television viewers.
“Pennywise: The Story of,” features a behind-the-scenes scene behind the creation of that earlier adaptation of Stephen King’s novel, which has become a cult classic in subsequent decades. The documentary will have its world premiere on October 15 at The Sitges International Fantastic Film Festival of Catalonia.
The film, co-directed by John Campopiano (“Anarthed and Untold: The Path to Pet Cemetery”; “Snapper: The Man-Eating Turtle Movie That Never Made”) and Christopher Griffiths (“Leviathan: The Story of Helizer”). ”;“ You’re So Cool, Brewster ”), took several years to make and included interviews with many important players. These include the “It” cast and crew members Tim Curry, Seth Green, Richard Thomas, Tim Reid, Richard Masur, Emily Parkins, Tommy Lee Wallace, Larry D. Cohen, Bert Mixon, Victoria Burrows and many more. A professional clown.
“We live in an age where the adaptation of Stephen King’s work has never been more fruitful and culturally relevant,” Campopiano said. From the hugely successful 2017 and 2019 theatrical remakes of “Brick” and “Pet Cemetery”, the widely acclaimed sequel to ‘The Shining,’ Doctor Slip, the TV series’ Castle Rock ‘and its upcoming 1979 theatrical remake TV Minisery,’ Salem Lot ‘- This documentary is coming right now. “
“Pennywise: The Story of It” is executive produced by Gary Smart, Campopiano, Adam Evans and Hank Stars and Lawrence Garnell, Michael Levy and Jason Levy. It wants distribution. Prior to its world premiere, here is an exclusive clip of how the producer created the iconic look of the producer and documented the actor’s reluctance to create his horrible change-arrogance too heavily.
Watch a clip below: