VOTD: How ‘It Chapter 2’ Should Have Ended

How It Chapter 2 Should Have Ended

The easy answer to how IT Chapter 2 should have ended is probably about 45 minutes earlier than the nearly three-hour theatrical runtime. But that’s a conversation for another time.

We all know that the second part of Andy Muschietti‘s adaptation of Stephen King’s thick horror novel IT resulted in a somewhat happy ending for The Losers’ Club. What this particular version of How It Should Have Ended presupposes is, maybe it didn’t have to go down that way at all? After all, there’s a secret weapon right in front of them.

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IT Chapter 2 Box Office

Pennywise missed all of you, but it sounds like you missed him just as much, despite his penchant for murdering children and adults alike. It Chapter 2 arrived in theaters this past weekend and totally scared away the competition with an opening weekend haul of $91 million in the United States. The second place film, Angel Has Fallen, could only muster up $6 million, which Pennywise would surely laugh at while chomping on some popcorn and a small boy’s arm. Find out the rest of the weekend box office numbers below. Read More »

IT Chapter 2 Scene Breakdown

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.

In this edition, a helpful new video explores just how deep the interconnected literary and cinematic universe of Stephen King goes. Plus, the cast of IT: Chapter 2 recaps the first movie in case you need to catch up before you see the sequel, and director Andy Muschietti breaks down a scene from the movie where James MvAvoy takes a trip down memory lane. Read More »

IT Chapter 2 Box Office

Back in 2017, New Line Cinema’s adaptation of Stephen King’s classic novel It surprised everyone by opening with a massive $123.4 million, and it rode that wave to a $327.4 million domestic total, and a $700.3 million global total. That was enough to make it the highest grossing horror film of all time, not to mention having the biggest opening weekend ever for September and the entire fall season. If all goes well, it sounds like the It: Chapter Two box office totals will be right on par with the first. Check out the early predictions below. Read More »

Stephen King's It - Losers Club

There’s always been a caution about working with kids in show business, mostly because some of them can be difficult to work with due to their penchant for simply being kids. But there’s another challenge that comes with utilizing kids who are on the cusp of hitting puberty, especially if you have a franchise of films, and that’s growing up. In the case of It Chapter 2, director Andy Muschietti confirmed that the Warner Bros. Pictures and New Line Cinema reserved money in the sequel’s budget to to ensure the kids looked exactly as young as they did in the first movie. Read More »

Comic-Con ScareDiego 2018

We’re inching closer and closer to the 2018 San Diego Comic-Con, and that means all the marketing plans that studios and networks have are coming to light. For horror fans, there will be a special treat arriving as soon as the convention begins.

Those who follow the excitement of Comic-Con might remember that Warner Bros. and New Line Cinema held a little ScareDiego sneak preview event for Annabelle: Creation and IT Chapter One, before the movie was a certified hit, as well as the first teaser for The Nun. This year, the studios will be back with another round of terror, featuring previews of both IT Chapter 2 and extended scenes from this fall’s forthcoming Conjuring universe spin-off The Nun. Read More »

How Stephen King's It Should Have Ended

Anyone who has read Stephen King’s beloved horror novel IT can tell you that even though Pennywise the Dancing Clown is defeated by some spunky kids in Derry, Maine, that’s not the last time the town will see of the terrifying shape shifting monster who feeds on fear. And even though the most recent adaptation of IT by director Andy Muschietti ends with the evil entity being defeated, we know that he’ll be back in the developing IT: Chapter 2.

In the meantime, the folks over at How It Should Have Ended took the time to craft How IT Should Have Ended. Most of the “superior” endings just have the kids running away from Pennywise before he has a chance to do anything to them, but there’s one particular ending that would have really thrown Pennywise for a loop, and it involves some familiar faces from Gotham City, New York and the sewers. Read More »

Pennywise Robot

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.

In this edition, director Steven S. DeKnight breaks down part of an action sequence from Pacific Rim Uprising. Plus, go behind the scenes of Broadway’s “secret laboratory” where all the latest musicals like Frozen are rehearsing for the stage, and check out a massive Pennywise the Dancing Clown robot that will haunt your dreams. Read More »

Stephen King's It Honest Trailer

Even though Wonder Woman has been getting praised left and right for being a box office hit and the best movie in the DC Extended Universe, the real surprise box office hit of 2017 was the new adaptation of Stephen King’s It.

It shattered box office records after pulling in over $123 million in its opening weekend and went on to gross over $700 million worldwide. But that doesn’t make it immune to the mockery from the insane clown posse over at Honest Trailers, which points out the formulaic way all the kids are haunted by Pennywise, the endless fascination with nostalgia, and the muddled motivation for what Pennywise really wants from the kids.

Watch the It Honest Trailer below. Read More »

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it deleted scene

What if Georgie (Jackson Robert Scott) never died and everyone lived happily ever after? C’mon, you can’t deny that you hoped the adorable doomed kid would pull through in the end? Look at his little raincoat! And his little boots! And the cute little way he screams “NO!” when his paper boat starts speeding down the drain.

Well, It director Andy Muschietti is here to cater to your every whim, with a “deleted scene” of Georgie meeting Pennywise (Bill Skarsgard) that was filmed as a joke, but which I’ll take as an alternate, happier version of the movie.

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