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Lengthy trailer drops for documentary “PENNYWISE: THE STORY OF ‘IT’ ”

Friday, February 22, 2019 | News


The creators of UNEARTHED & UNTOLD: THE PATH TO “PET SEMATARY” dig into another classic Stephen King adaptation with PENNYWISE: THE STORY OF “IT.” They just released a new trailer that you can check out after the jump.

PENNYWISE is a full-length chronicle of creation and legacy of the two-part IT TV movie that originally aired in 1990, and made a generation of young viewers afraid of clowns. Directed by Chris Griffiths and written and produced by John Campopiano and Gary Smart, it features interviews with director/co-writer Tommy Lee Wallace, co-writer Lawrence D. Cohen, actors Tim Curry, Richard Thomas, Seth Green, Emily Perkins, Dennis Christopher and Tim Reid and many others. You can find out more about the doc at its Facebook page.

Michael Gingold
Michael Gingold (RUE MORGUE's Head Writer) has been covering the world of horror cinema for over three decades, and in addition to his work for RUE MORGUE, he has been a longtime writer and editor for FANGORIA magazine and its website. He has also written for BIRTH.MOVIES.DEATH, SCREAM,, TIME OUT, DELIRIUM, MOVIEMAKER and others. He is the author of the AD NAUSEAM books (1984 Publishing) and THE FRIGHTFEST GUIDE TO MONSTER MOVIES (FAB Press), and he has contributed documentaries, featurettes and liner notes to numerous Blu-rays, including the award-winning feature-length doc TWISTED TALE: THE UNMAKING OF "SPOOKIES" (Vinegar Syndrome).